members, click to sign in..

4,872 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
FEB 10, 2016
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -21 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
StoresNew Stuff!
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  2/10/2016
THURSDAY, JUN 6, 2002  |  2 comments
Traffic Ticket Spurs Fight on Religion


Amish men heading to court in Ebensburg, Pa., to hear a constitutional challenge to a traffic law.

EBENSBURG, Pa., — It was a picturesque scene as 22-year-old Jonas Swartzentruber, a typically shy member of an ultra-plain sect of the Old Order Amish, guided his horse and buggy along Lemon Drop Road while S.U.V.'s and other engines of modernity passed him by.

Then a state police officer stopped the youthful farmer and wrote a ticket for not having an orange and red reflector triangle on the buggy's rear as night fell here in the rolling Allegheny hills.

Mr. Swartzentruber, arguing instead for a red lantern and plain gray strips of light-reflecting tape, quietly set a new course across the land, one that landed him in jail for three days. It has sparked a constitutional fight playing out appropriately enough in the name of William Penn, the Quaker patriarch who went to prison six times in the process of founding this state as a "holy experiment" in religious tolerance.

Mr. Swartzentruber ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
www.nytimes.com

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 19 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   02/04/16  |  'Christian' Obama at mosque: 'Muslim-Americans keep us safe' • 13 comments
   02/02/16  |  Ky. governor's stance stymies Planned Parenthood • 1 comments
   02/02/16  |  Boko Haram burns children alive • 19 comments
   02/02/16  |  Phil Robertson: America's Moral Core Is Collapsing • 114 comments
   02/01/16  |  IOC rules transgender athletes can take part in Olympics without... • 4 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   02/05/16  |  Feedback Friday for 02-05-16 • 1 comments
   01/29/16  |  Feedback Friday for 01-29-16
   01/22/16  |  Feedback Friday for 01-22-16
   01/06/16  |  SermonAudio Tip: SermonAudio App v2.8.2 for Android Mobile... • 62 comments
   01/02/16  |  Happy New Year from SermonAudio! • 8 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 2 user comment(s)
News Item6/10/02 4:07 PM
Robert Perry | Longmont CO  Contact via email
I've been using reflective tape on my bicycle for years. The grey stuff works great, and I'm surprised that Pennsylvania doesn't accept it. It's better than blaze orange, IMO, since it reflects headlights wonderfully.

I suggest that Pennsylvania require the deer out there to wear orange triangles, since they obviously pose a risk to motorists. After all, setting and enforcing reasonable speed limits is not a viable option.

2

News Item6/8/02 3:47 AM
Dave Dorsett | St. Louis Suburbs  Contact via email
With the worldwide bombings and destruction by, especially, one religion whose enemies and targets are all people who are not in that religion; and while Our President is creating a more effective system to provide all American citizens a safer environment with increased protection from the enemies of our nation's residents - and providing us a more tranquil day-to-day existence, we contemplate many threats and inconsistencies of law enforcement throughout The Country.

Tranquil ? The Amish communities are the epitome of tranquility. So we focus our might in attacking the horse and buggy "traffic !" We route heavy vehicular traffic around exclusive areas, elsewhere, and impose extremely slow speed limits in "rich" communities. What are the speed limits through Amish communities and Amish-owned lands?

Big news today is not why 100,000 additional police were demanded to be budgeted-for and hired. That was seen as irrational previously.

Do we really need any more at all .

Today, we have the 27 Amish fined more than $2,500 for not having "carnival style" yellow stickers on their buggies.

But that's not all ! In a St. Louis suburb an 18-year old was arrested, by a plain-clothes police investigator, for selling the policeman a "Pez" candy dispenser for $ 3.00 ! The boy didn't have a merchant license. It din't seem to matter that a significant, 5th annual, "Pez collectors" convention is going on. The conventioners, upon learning of that harrassment, vacated their hotel accomodations in that suburb (Frontenac) and relocated into a nearby, better-situated, visitor-friendly suburb with superior services available and provided.

Is this a matter of not enough "law enforcement personnel" - or a matter of "efficiency" in utilizing existing, budgeted, well-directed and managed systems with appropriate goals and behaviors of well-trained personnel ?

And all of that pertains to "Pez" handling, stickers for buggies, and destroying Terrorism and Terrorists: all on a national scale plus our global interventions.

1
There are a total of 2 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
NASA bans the word 'Jesus'
needhim: "his name isn't omg, or dam either then amen. pro 22:1 a good name is..."
-18 min 
NFL Celebrates LGBT Love, Black Lives Matter
john uk from wales: " rodney k. http://youtube.com/watch?v=_ittkyocuzq thank..."
-34 min 43 
NARAL slams Doritos for ‘humanizing fetuses’
jim lincoln from nebraska: "john, go buy some doritos - - perhaps as well if you're..."
-52 min 


Rev. Aaron Dunlop
R-Rated Religion

thinkgospel.com Q&A
Sunday - AM
Victoria Free Presbyterian
Play! | MP3 | RSS

This Holy Nation
Bill Parker

Hourly:
Regrets
Michael Phillips
Grace Baptist Church
Staff Picks..

Ralph Bouma
The conscience

Radio
Gospel Chapel Ministries
Play! | MP3

Paul Lackey
Hoping Against All Hope

Hebrews
Living Faith Baptist...
Play! | MP3

Sermon:
The Undistracted Jesus
Dr. Rhett Dodson

SPONSOR | 11,400+

SPONSOR




                   
Union is the ground of communion. ... John Trapp

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Chromecast TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV
BlackBerry | Win
Apple Watch
Pebble Smartwatch
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Local Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcasting
Video Support
Live Webcasting
Transcription Service
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI Sites
Domain Redirect
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
Auto-Upload Sermons
Auto-Blog Import
Picasa | FTP | Dropbox
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us!
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Testimonials New!