California Sikhs Rally for AB1964 Legislation
In a show of community power, California Sikhs packed a hearing room in the California Assembly yesterday and testified in favor of AB1964, the Workplace Religious Freedom Act.
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California Lawmaker Announces Historic Bill to Protect Sikhs from Job Discrimination
Surrounded by members of the interfaith community, California Assemblywoman Mariko Yamada held a press conference last Tuesday at the West Sacramento Gurdwara to unveil legislation to protect Sikhs and others from job discrimination in the workplace.
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Liberty Is Elusive for Sikh Americans
For religious minorities in the United States, the promise of religious freedom remains unfulfilled. Sikh Americans, in particular, continue to face relentless challenges in the post-9/11 environment. Worse still, American law affords inadequate protection to Sikhs against religious discrimination and, in some cases, reflects deep-seated stereotypes about American identity.
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New York to ensure religious freedom for Sikh employees
Sikhs in the US will be allowed to wear turbans and grow beards in federal agencies like the police department and transit authority
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Highly Discriminatory Religion Law Adopted in Hungary
The right to freedom of religion has been core to the Sikh belief since the very dawn of our faith. Sikhs pride themselves in protecting the right to religious freedom for all people,... It is unfortunate that the Hungarian Parliament adopted a new law that discriminates against minority religions and infringes on European and international human rights standards.
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Mosque at Ground Zero - Three Perspectives on one Hot Issue
When it comes down to building a Mosque at Ground Zero, the issue then becomes mostly about being politically correct and about not hurting any sentiments.
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Two special trains to Delhi for World Sikh Convention
In order to make the World Sikh Convention a big success, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC) will be running two trains which will start from Ferozepur and Amritsar on April 10.
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California Kirpan Education Bill Passes Senate Public Safety Committee
California's proposed law to train law enforcement about Sikh kirpans this week passed the Senate Public Safety Committee with a unanimous vote.
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Woman's right to testify in veil a religious freedom?
Sex assault trial
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Bountiful B.C. polygamy case likely to stir up religious freedoms debate
The problem is that Canadian culture has changed significantly and there are many people living secretly in polygamous relationships.
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