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Amish Country Bristles at American TV Portrayal

When religious minorities in America are portrayed unfairly, howls of protest often ensue. But a series of reality television shows including ones with titles “Amish Mafia” and “Breaking Amish” and viewing audiences in the millions have largely been met with a shrug of the shoulders by adherents of this traditional Protestant Christian sect. After all, their faith rejects modern technology and its conveniences and most haven’t watched the show because they don’t even own a TV. But now,...

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