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The Amish Heritage Foundation Blog
Being pro-choice does not mean being pro-abortion; it means standing for the fundamental right of women to make decisions about their own bodies and lives. Fundamentalist or born-again religious faith leaders and believers lie about this difference.
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.
Jesus on a cross isn’t something you’ll likely see in traditional Amish homes. But you might see Easter eggs and bunnies.
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.
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.
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.
Real Amish Podcast
We’re taking back our story from so-called experts on the Amish who aren’t Amish and haven’t bothered to learn our language.
We’re still Amish, even if we don’t practice the religion.