Amish faith lost when beliefs and government clashed
January 10, 2018
PENNSYLVANIA - The case Yoder v. Sugar Grove Area Sewer Authority was heard in a Pennsylvania state appellate court, concluding a five-year legal battle when a 2-1 court decision ruled the Old Order Amish couple has to connect to a sewer system using electric equipment.
The family can appeal to the Pennsylvania Supreme Court but that does not guarantee its appeal will move forward.
"Americans should be free to follow their religious beliefs and this should be no less true for those like the Amish with unusual beliefs," responds Chief Counsel Randall Wenger of the Pennsylvania-based Independence Law Center.
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