Amish Ordnung dictates the structure of life for those who live in Amish houses like this one in southeastern Minnesota. The house does not have conveniences like central heating, telephones, or television.
This buggy in southeastern Minnesota, likely belonging to the Old Order or Swartzentruber Amish, is very plain and lacks the orange safety triangles or reflective tape that more liberal Amish have agreed to use.
These Amish buggies in southern Minnesota do not have the orange and red triangle that slow moving vehicles typically use. A group of Minnesota Amish went to court over the signs, claiming they burdened their religious beliefs.
The conscience clause of the Minnesota Constitution guarantees any citizen the freedom to practice their religion "according to the dictates of his conscience" as long as it doesn't interfere with public peace or safety.