Amish Men Sentenced to Jail Over Refusal to Put Safety Sign on Buggies

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 11:31 AM EDT

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Amish Men Sentenced to Jail Over Refusal to Put Safety Sign on Buggies

September 13, 2011 Updated Sep 13, 2011 at 11:31 AM EDT

According to a story in the Louisville Courier-Journal, nine Amish men in Kentucky were sentenced to between three and 10 days in jail for refusing to pay fines for not displaying a bright-colored safety triangle on the back of their horse-drawn buggies.

The report says the men refused to pay their fines based on religious grounds.

Read the Courier-Journal story HERE.