More conservative communities of Amish that live in Wisconsin are butting up against government rules and regulations. This has been an oft-repeated battle as more and more Amish move to new, unfamiliar areas. In some Amish settlements, smoke and carbon monoxide detectors are welcome, in others they are not. This battle has been fought in Upstate New York, rural Pennsylvania, Kentucky, and Iowa. Now it is Wisconsin. Click here to read the latest. What do you think? Should a family be permitted to forgo smoke detectors if they have a religious objection to the technology?
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Hi, my name is Kevin Williams and I am owner of Oasis Newsfeatures and editor of The Amish Cook newspaper column.