Bergholz (United States)

Type: City
Name: Bergholz (United States)
Country: United States
population: 743
First reported 6 hours ago - Updated 6 hours ago - 1 reports

Violence Among the Amish

Mostly, they came at night. Two or three people would hold down the victims, who were often elderly, while another person used battery-powered clippers or scissors to shear the victims' beards or hair. When they were done, they would take pictures.The ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - 6 hours ago]
First reported Sep 01 2014 - Updated Sep 01 2014 - 1 reports

The founding of St. Paul's Lutheran Church

I recently met with some longtime key members of St. Paul’s Lutheran Church located on 18th Street and Cleveland Avenue to establish some contacts for personal history in future columns. Caroline and Jane Schroeder were part of this group and since this ... [Published Niagara Gazette - Sep 01 2014]
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 2 reports

Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting Case Overturned

Summary : An appellate court overturned the hate crime convictions of several Amish defendants who cut the hair and beards of other Amish in 2011 in a retaliatory attack for allegedly disrespecting a community leader.Amish men are known for their long ... [Published JD Journal - Aug 29 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Was the Samuel Mullet-Amish beard-cutting attack a hate crime? Editorial Board Roundtable

A federal appeals court in Cincinnati has ruled 2-1 to overturn the 2012 hate-crime convictions of an Amish bishop  and his followers who attacked other Amish believers by cutting the men's beards and the women's hair. In the Amish tradition, beards are ... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 6 reports

Amish sect members who cut beards as punishment have 'hate crime' convictions overturned

Sixteen members of a sect were convicted in 2012 for a series of 'humiliating' attacks on other Amish peopleThe 'hate crime' convictions of an Amish sect leader and 15 followers for cutting beards and hair have been overturned.Sixteen members of a sect ... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

Opening Bell: 08.28.14

Mega-IPO to rekindle the ‘bromance’ behind Alibaba’s rise (Reuters)Masayoshi Son’s nose for an investment has turned a $20 million start-up punt on Alibaba into a stake worth maybe $50 billion or more as the Chinese e-commerce giant co-founded and led ... [Published Dealbreaker - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Aug 28 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

In Brief: Economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percent in 2014

Economy forecast to grow by 1.5 percentWASHINGTON -- The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by 1.5 percent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.The new assessment ... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 28 2014]
First reported Jul 26 2014 - Updated Jul 27 2014 - 1 reports

Pool, phones, yoga: world intrudes on U.S. Amish now home in Ohio after prison

By Reuters Staff (The horse-drawn carriage used by Kathryn and Raymond Miller to travel is pictured in Bergholz, Ohio June 6, 2014. REUTERS/Kim Palmer ) Amish farmer Raymond Miller developed a taste for Mountain Dew soda, got his GED, and wonders ... [Published FaithWorld - Jul 26 2014]

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...But in their decision to overturn this conviction, the Sixth-Circuit judges held that it's not fair to say that faith "permeates the motives for the assaults in this case, no matter how mundane the personal, power, or getting-one’s-way disputes that formed the backdrop to these assaults. Even people of the most theocratic faith may do things—including committing crimes—for non-faith-based reasons." It’s a fascinating question: For people like the Amish, whose lives are almost completely defined by religious devotion, is it possible to extricate...
It was Chapman's eighth appearance before a parole board. In again denying his release, the three-member panel said it would "so deprecate the serious nature of the crime as to undermine respect for the law."
In its order Wednesday morning, the court wrote: "The defendants' various hate-crime convictions are REVERSED, and the case is REMANDED to the district court for further proceedings consistent with the opinion of this court."

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Violence Among the Amish [Published Atlantic Monthly - 6 hours ago]
The founding of St. Paul's Lutheran Church [Published Niagara Gazette - Sep 01 2014]
Hate Crime Convictions in Amish Beard-Cutting C... [Published JD Journal - Aug 29 2014]
Amish Beard-Cutting Not Motivated by Religion, ... [Published JD Journal.com - Aug 29 2014]
Was the Samuel Mullet-Amish beard-cutting attac... [Published Cleveland.com - Aug 28 2014]
Amish hair convictions: Court overturns scissor... [Published Examiner.com - Aug 28 2014]
Amish sect members who cut beards as punishment... [Published Mirror.co.uk - Aug 28 2014]
Opening Bell: 08.28.14 [Published Dealbreaker - Aug 28 2014]
In Brief: Economy forecast to grow by 1.5 perce... [Published Erie Times-News - Aug 28 2014]
Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Ami... [Published DailyMe.Com - Aug 27 2014]
U.S. appeals court in Ohio overturns hate crime... [Published Pittsburgh Post-Gazette - Aug 27 2014]
Court overturns hate-crime convictions in Amish... [Published WKYC News - Aug 27 2014]
Is Beard Cutting a Hate Crime? [Published Huffington Post - Aug 27 2014]
Court throws out hate-crime convictions for Ami... [Published Los Angeles Times - Aug 27 2014]
U.S. court in Ohio overturns hate crime convict... [Published WTAQ News Talk - Aug 27 2014]
U.S. appeals court in Ohio overturns hate crime... [Published Town Hall - Aug 27 2014]
Pool, phones, yoga: world intrudes on U.S. Amis... [Published FaithWorld - Jul 26 2014]
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Summary : An appellate court overturned the hate crime convictions of several Amish defendants who cut the hair and beards of other Amish in 2011 in a retaliatory attack for allegedly disrespecting a community leader. Amish men are known for their ...
Pool, phones, yoga: world intrudes on U.S. Amis... [Published FaithWorld - Jul 26 2014]
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