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Submitted by Barry Black (United States), Jan 21, 2015 at 09:44

In certain areas of the US there are also semi-autonomous zones that allow closed religious groups to administer their own civil and social laws; namely the Amish and Hasidic Jews----no big deal unless you need a "Get".

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The topic is the ability of outsiders to go to a region. Obviously, that is possible in Amish and Hasidic communities.

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