Wisconsin Grants First Religious Waiver Under New Accommodation Law

Wisconsin Grants First Religious Waiver Under New Accommodation Law

Written by Don Byrd Following up a story from last month, the State of Wisconsin has granted the first waiver to building codes, under a new law designed to allow religious accommodations. Over the objection of county officials, the waiver allows Amish farmer John...
Wisconsin Legislature Allows Religious Waiver from Dwelling Codes

Wisconsin Legislature Allows Religious Waiver from Dwelling Codes

Written by Don Byrd In recent years, conflict has grown between modern government regulations and Amish communities, where religious beliefs often require a lifestyle that rejects technological conveniences. In Wisconsin, the legislature has taken a step toward...