Morristown, N.Y., settles code violation dispute with Amish

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish communities to settle a First Amendment complaint.

October 11, 2012 |

The town of Morristown, N.Y., has dropped charges of building code violations against local Amish communities to settle a First Amendment complaint. Both parties reached a compromise, dismissing all criminal charges against the Amish, and stating that some traditional building practices already meet the code, and others would be changed slightly to appease the town’s rules.

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