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Amish Attacks

cbsnews.com

The leader of a breakaway Amish group accused in hair- and beard-cutting attacks is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review the case.

cleveland.com

Sentences have been reduced for the leader of a breakaway Amish group and seven imprisoned followers who chopped off the hair and beards of others with whom they had doctrinal disagreements.
 

An appeals court has overturned hate-crime convictions of 16 Amish found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow members of their faith in Ohio. 

Amish Prisoners Protesting Education Requirements

May 21, 2013

Some of the Amish sentenced in beard-cutting attacks on fellow Amish in Ohio are upset with federal prison education requirements.

Amish Attacks Defendants Appeal

Feb 22, 2013

The last two of 16 Amish people found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting attacks on fellow Amish have appealed their convictions.

Amish Leader Appeals His Conviction

Feb 21, 2013

The ringleader of 16 Amish people found guilty in beard- and hair-cutting hate-crime attacks on fellow members of their faith is appealing his conviction.