Background: A group of Iowa Amish had been educating their children in their own Amish school.
him arriving, meeting (in private) with Amish leaders, ditto with school board. Views of frame building with horse and wagon are Amish community school. The state attached Amish property for non payment of fines; one Amish father held an auction (shown) and auctioned off all he had to leave the state and move to Wisconsin. On Jan 11, the state auctioned off some of the attached property and one local non-Amish farmer (shown) bought 350 bushels of sorn. The proceeds were used to pay the fines; the remainder was turned over to the Amish fathers.
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Background: Background: A group of Iowa Amish had been educating their children in their own Amish school. The Iowa school board ordered that either the Amish install a state certified teacher in their school (at Amish expense) or send the kids to public school. The Amish refused to do either. Therefore the Amish were tried, found guilty, and fines. The fines continued each day the offense continues.
Governor of Iowa is Harold E. Hughes