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(Via CNN) – A group of Kentucky Amish men would prefer to do jail time rather than violate their religious beliefs, which they say forbids the placement of bright orange safety triangles on the backs of their buggies.
The orange triangles are required on all slow-moving vehicles, according to Kentucky state law.
Nine men in the western part of the state have refused to use them. They belong to the Old Order Swartzentruber Amish.
According to court documents, this sect follows a strict code of conduct, called Ordnung, which "regulates everything from hairstyle and dress to education and transportation." They believe that displays of "loud" colors should be avoided, along with the use of "worldly symbols." Swartzentruber Amish believe such symbols indicate the user no longer trusts fully in God.
The Swartzentruber Amish use reflective tape, but refuse to use the orange triangl


Added: Sep-15-2011 Occurred On: Sep-15-2011
By: vril
Regional News
Tags: Mugshot, of the Year, Kentucky
Location: Kentucky, United States (load item map)
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