Amish families suing Adams Co. over First Amendment rights after being ‘forced’ to hook up to sewer
April 23, 2021
ADAMS COUNTY, IN — Several Old Order Amish in Adams County are suing the county sewer district stating a violation of their First Amendment right to religious freedom.
“The case is about an infringement by the government of the Amish, core religious belief,” said Attorney Richard W. Schulte. “[Adams County] was forcing the Amish to hook up to a sewer system and, as you know, they don’t believe in using electricity due to religious beliefs.”
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