Texas woman settles lawsuit over Sikh dagger

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KSN News November 8, 2014

“Sikh Americans shouldn’t have to choose between their faith and their jobs,” said Daniel Blomberg, an attorney with the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which helped Tagore. “The government doesn’t get to say that sharp knives are OK if they are brought in to cut birthday cakes, but dull kirpans aren’t OK because they are religious items,” he said. “The settlement confirms that religious freedom is not a second-class right.”

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