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Amish Crime

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...

Amish Hair-Cutting Case Grows -- 4 Women Busted

Reuters | Posted 05.30.2012 | Crime

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, March 29 (Reuters) - Federal prosecutors have expanded a hate crimes case against followers of Ohio Amish sec...

Amish Leader Calls Beard-Cutting Attack A Religious Matter

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 12.10.2011 | Religion

BERGHOLZ, Ohio — The leader of an Amish group with members accused of going into the home of another Amish man and cutting his hair and beard sa...

Ben Muessig

WATCH: 4 Arrested In Amish Beard-Cutting Attacks

HuffingtonPost.com | Ben Muessig | Posted 12.10.2011 | Crime

After several Amish people were held down against their will and given unwanted haircuts, police have arrested four members of a rival Amish group. ...

Michael McLaughlin

Amish On Amish Violence: Rogue Sect Cutting Off Rivals' Beards

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 12.07.2011 | Crime

Sheriff's deputies are closing in on suspects from a troublemaking Amish splinter group in Ohio who have broken into homes and cut off the beards and ...