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02/28/2005 Archived Entry: "How the Amish avoided Social Security"
This item comes courtesy of Claire Wolfe's blog. Brad Igou writes, "Many people think the Amish do not pay taxes. They do. But they have been exempted from paying Social Security. This story is little known to the general public today. It is full of drama, clashes with the government, issues of religious freedom, politics, and much more. For writing this 5-part series, I was privileged to have access to many original materials and personal letters." To access the 5-part series, click here.