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Amish Hate Crime

Amish Beard Cutter Must Stay In Prison

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 09.23.2013 | Crime

CINCINNATI — The leader of a group of 16 Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of th...

Beard-Cutting Amish Prepare For Prison

AP | KANTELE FRANKO | Posted 06.10.2013 | Crime

BERGHOLZ, Ohio — Five more people convicted of hate crimes in hair- and beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio are preparing to enter fed...

Amish Leader Gets 15 Years For Beard-Cutting Attacks, Fights For Release

AP | AMANDA LEE MYERS | Posted 04.06.2013 | Crime

CINCINNATI -- Attorneys for a group of Amish men and women found guilty of hate crimes for cutting the hair and beards of fellow members of their fait...

Amish Beard-cutting Ringleader Appeals Verdict

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 04.22.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- The ringleader of 16 Amish found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting hate-crime attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio asked an a...

Bishop Was 'Amish Dr. Ruth' Before Beard-Cutting Attacks

The Huffington Post | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.06.2012 | Crime

Blessed with a heavenly singing voice and unfazed by tough inmates, the Amish bishop convicted of hate crimes against other Amish said he's won the re...

Amish Beard Cutting Conspiracy?

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 11.20.2012 | Crime

CLEVELAND — Sixteen Amish men and women were convicted Thursday of hate crimes for a series of hair- and beard- cutting attacks on fellow sect m...

Beard-Cutting Update: Judge Rejects Amish Hate Crime Law Challenge

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 05.31.2012 | Religion

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A judge has rejected a challenge of the federal hate crimes law by Amish defendants charged in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amis...