Sunday, September 23, 2012

Verdict in Amish Beard-Cutting Trial

After 37 hours of deliberations, the jury found Samuel Mullet guilty of conspiracy and hate crimes for exhorting his followers to cut off the hair and beards of other Amish.  Fifteen of Mullet's family members and other followers were found guilty of related crimes.  Sentencing will take place on January 24.

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