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3 Disappointing Comments Found in the Wisconsin v. Yoder Final Judgment
In a display of irony, the Supreme Court acknowledges that people need a sufficient educational background in order to actively participate in a democratic society. However, they approved a case that intentionally restricts a child’s education, in order to appease the desire of those in charge to prevent social exposure and higher knowledge.
Celebrating Easter and Good Friday as an Amish American Child: 2023 Edition
Jesus on a cross isn’t something you’ll likely see in traditional Amish homes. But you might see Easter eggs and bunnies.
Does Your Faith Tell You Your Parents Are Right No Matter What?
Blind obedience to authority can prevent you from thinking critically and making your own decisions. It can stifle creativity and independent thought, leading to a narrow worldview and a lack of self-confidence. This is why a rigorous education is so important.
Faith and Politics Should Never Mix. And Here’s Why.
The United States is home to over 200 officially recognized religions. With such a diverse range of beliefs and values, it’s imperative for the US government to have a distinct separation of church and state.
Why Amish Women Need Feminism & Important Ways You Can Help
We have to stop thinking about Amish women and children as property of the Amish — and separate from us — and start thinking of them as fellow members of society. Empowering Amish women starts with our advocacy, and it relies on their education.
Toxicity, School, and Rumspringa: 3 Important Points of Amish Culture for Beginners
A culture built on this foundation with unchanging beliefs for so long has created a society of isolation, oppression, and fear for Amish people, specifically for those who do not have as many rights within their community.