Amish jailed by Kentucky judge over warning triangle fine non-payment
Reading this morning’s Guardian (Saturday September 17, 2011) I have found out about the fate of eight other Nominees for Dull Men of the Year. Their “modesty grounds” behind their actions deserves respect.
Eight men from conservative sect refuse to fix warning triangles to their horse-drawn buggies – then refuse to pay fine.
The group hail from the stricter Old Order Swartzentruber sect and objected to the bright triangles on modesty grounds, saying they were barred from wearing or displaying anything bright or colourful.