Posts Tagged ‘kirpan’

Religious Rights – How Far Do We Go?

Back in the news again. Kirpans. Several Sikhs were denied entry into the Quebec legislature Tuesday. Security officials at the AssemblĂ©e Nationale refused to let them in because they were wearing kirpans, small stylized daggers worn by some religious Sikhs. The topic that day in the legislature? Accommodating immigrants. From Kirpans to woman who cover […]

The Kirpan is a Religious Symbol

The Kirpan is a Religious Symbol, but now that it has been used in a dangerous attack on another person (see this article for details), is it time to end its favoured life in public? I am leaving the comments to Rosie DiManno over at The Toronto Star. Please leave a comment.