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Kentucky Amish jailed over religious refusal to put safety signs on horse-drawn buggies

Published 01/11/2012, INFORUM

MAYFIELD, Ky. — On Jacob Gingerich's farm in western Kentucky, there is no phone or electricity for his family of 12 children. He even sees putting an orange safety triangle on their black horse-drawn buggy as a violation of the simple and pious life his Amish faith requires.

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