There can be no assumption that today’s majority is “right” and the Amish and others like them are “wrong.” A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not to be condemned because it is different.

Warren Burger (1907-1995) American jurist, Chief Justice of the Supreme Court (1969-86)
Wisconsin v. Yoder, 406 U.S. 205 (1972) – majority opinion (15 May 1972)

Majority opinion in 6-1 ruling that freed members of religious sects from compulsory school attendance after the 8th grade.

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