"That brings up an interesting question... What do they do with their kirpan while flying? I seriously doubt they're allowed to bring it on board, so they'd have to put it in their checked luggage. If they're willing to make that…"
"I agree that in any situation where anyone else is not allowed to have weapons, Sikhs should not be allowed. If only one group can have weapons, it puts them at an unfair advantage. I have some good friends who are Sikh and I think most of them are…"
"From the article: "Sikhs carrying kirpans is not a new issue. That is why small, symbolic kirpans are attached to combs that Sikhs keep in their hair. Similarly, small kirpan-shaped pendants are worn around the neck, again fulfilling the…"
"It's just another case of people making a lot of fuss because the injunctions of their belief are completely out of step with modern times. When the founder of the Seikh faith told his followers to always carry a knife it probably made perfect…"
"I'm really torn on these cases. On one side, I don't think the religious should get any free pass to carry weapons into school. On the other hand, I don't have a problem with anyone carrying a 5-inch blade to school if it isn't…"
"This is just stupid. Of course the knife should not be allowed on school grounds. Even if he would never intend on using it as a weapon, what's to stop another non-Sikh-student from grabbing the knife from him and stabbing someone? And a 5-inch…"
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