Amish Men Sentenced to Jail Over Refusal to Put Safety Sign on Buggies

Amish Men Sentenced to Jail Over Refusal to Put Safety Sign on Buggies

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 10:31 AM EST

According to a story in the Louisville Courier-Journal, nine Amish men in Kentucky were sentenced to between three and 10 days in jail for refusing to pay fines for not displaying a bright-colored safety triangle on the back of their horse-drawn buggies.

The report says the men refused to pay their fines based on religious grounds.

Read the Courier-Journal story HERE.




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