Thursday, January 31, 2013

Kirpans Allowed In Alberta Courts, Sikhs Can Wear Religious Knives

We just finished covering Sikhism and talked about how Sikhs would probably have to leave their Kirpans (ceremonial daggers carried by Sikhs) when they went to airports and other government places. Well, Alberta, Canada just announced they will allow Sikhs to wear their kirpans in provincial courthouses. According to this article in the Huffington Post, Alberta is the "provincewide adoption of a uniform policy with respect to the kirpan."

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