Amish Mafia in Real Life [Video]

Amish Mafia in Real Life [Video]

Some people question the authenticity of the Amish Mafia series that takes place on the Discovery Channel. A recent shocking case among the plain people of Ohio could  make people believe that even the Amish can act like thugs. A judge recently reduced the jail sentence for a group of renegade Amish members in Bergholz, […]

Amish Hair-Cutting Convictions Overturned

Amish Hair-Cutting Convictions Overturned

The sixteen hate-crime convictions in hair-cutting attacks by Amish in Ohio have been overturned by the Sixth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. At the heart of the ruling is the role religion played in the earlier trial, with the federal court stating that the defendants acted not on religious motivations but personal ones. Two of the […]

Amish: Why They Are Different

Amish: Why They Are Different

Steven Howells, 39, and Nicole Vaisey, 25, of Hermon, New York were charged with first-degree kidnapping after abducting two Amish girls from their family’s roadside vegetable stand. Their farm was in a rural area near Oswegatchie, close to the Canadian border, where many Amish practice their different ways. When the girls, Fannie aged 12 and […]

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