8 Amish men jailed for not placing orange safety triangles on their buggies

September 16, 2011

Eight members of an Amish sect in Kentucky were jailed after they refused to pay fines for not attaching reflecting orange safety triangles to their horse-drawn buggies.

8 Amish men jailed for not putting orange safety triangles on their buggies

The men refused to pay the fines because their religion prohibits exhibition of bright colors. When jailed, the inmates were given dark-colored jumpsuits instead of the standard orange ones.

via thesmokinggun.com

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