Amish Face Ohio Trial in Beard-Cutting Attacks

“A breakaway Amish group accused of settling a score by carrying out hair-cutting attacks against members of their faith moved into the hills of eastern Ohio two decades ago following a dispute over religious differences,” reports John Seewer for the Associated Press. Seewer writes that schisms among the Amish are common. “Disagreements over church discipline and how to maintain their simple way of life amid the encroaching outside world have created dozens of splinter groups.” 

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