The news is full of the prosecution of cult leader Sam Mullet, who cut the beards and hair of Amish people who disobeyed him. Having received 15 years imprisonment for the hair-cutting, shouldn't he be prosecuted for the rapes he's alleged to have committed?
Samuel Mullet’s control ... was – and is – absolute. He was able to get men to surrender their wives to him. Wives would be forced to leave their small children and live in Mullet Sr’s home so that they could be available to him.This is cult-mediated rape and possibly kidnapping and unlawful imprisonment. Why was the hair-cutting prosecuted first? Probably because it's been difficult to get cult-members in the Mullet-dominated town of Bergholz, Ohio, to testify, and because physical evidence is gone. Now that both Mullet and his accomplices are incarcerated, hopefully the women and their families will testify. It's time to prosecute the rapes.
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