A three-judge panel ruled that the government “failed to demonstrate a compelling state interest” to justify overriding the religious freedom of the Amish families that challenged state regulations governing the disposal of gray water.
As entertaining as those stories are, apocalyptic times are rather less entertaining to live through. None of us wants to be an extra in a reboot of “Outbreak” or “Contagion,” and yet that’s where we seem to be right now.
If your familiarity with the Amish doesn’t extend much beyond the image of a bearded man wearing a black hat and driving a horse and buggy, you might believe that members of the traditionalist Christian group reflexively shun all modern technology. You’d be mistaken.
By Bill Webb Word&Way Editor What does a community do when a gunman bursts into a school and opens fire on a dozen of their little girls, killing five of them and injuring five more? In Nickel Mines, Pa., where this despicable act occurred, the