Amish Take Rare Step Into Politics
Headline and Article from the AP Wire:
"But they say a township's restrictions on the size of home-based businesses prevent them from opening woodworking shops at a time when small farming is no longer profitable enough.
Such shops allow them to continue to work alongside their children -- one of the tenets of the Amish lifestyle. And now they're campaigning to eliminate the zoning laws on Nov. 8.
...they need more than 1,000 square feet for their shops.... allowed under the township's zoning code."