Bergholz (United States)

Type: City
Name: Bergholz (United States)
Country: United States
population: 743
First reported Aug 29 2014 - Updated Aug 29 2014 - 1 reports

Amish Beard-Cutting Not Motivated by Religion, Appellate Court Rules

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 ... [Published JD Journal.com - Aug 29 2014]
Entities: Amish, Religion, Hate Crime
First reported Aug 27 2014 - Updated Aug 28 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. appeals court in Ohio overturns hate crime convictions of 16 Amish

By Kim PalmerCLEVELAND (Reuters) - A federal appeals court in Ohio on Wednesday overturned the hate crime convictions of an Amish sect leader and 15 of his followers in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their religious faith.The 6th ... [Published Town Hall - Aug 27 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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The majority of the three-judge appellate panel agreed, finding that "considerable evidence supported the defendants' theory that interpersonal and intra-family agreements, not the victims' religious beliefs, sparked the attacks."

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Pool, phones, yoga: world intrudes on U.S. Amis... [Published FaithWorld - Jul 26 2014]
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