For decades, the Swartzentruber sect of Amish have, for religious reasons, rejected state-level mandates for horse-drawn buggies to display the S. Synthesizing evidence presented in several court cases involving the S.
Air travel is not allowed by the more conservative orders. There are Amish-run LLC’s that lease workers to English businesses so that they can be exempted from payroll taxes.
Note that once an Amish person exempts himself from paying payroll taxes, he o she cannot reverse this decision.
In between these groups are the New New Order Amish (yes, that’s two News), New Order Amish, New Order “Tob”, Old Order Amish, “The Dan Gmee” and probably a few groups we’ve missed.
And within each “order”, the bishop in each district can make decisions about what’s accepted – even neighboring districts can be quite different.
But as a community, the different Orders of Amish or Mennonites get along with each other.