Schwarzenegger angers Sikhs by vetoing kirpan bill

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(RNS) California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has vetoed as “unnecessary” a bill that would require law enforcement officials to learn about Sikhs, specifically a ceremonial dagger called a kirpan considered a central article of faith. “The veto message makes no sense to us,” said Neha Singh, Western regional director of the Sikh Coalition. “The community is […]

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