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Gun Control & RKBA

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rDigital

(2,239 posts)
Wed Sep 12, 2012, 12:56 PM Sep 2012

Sikhs Want Their Own Guns After Temple Shooting Massacre [View all]

http://www.businessinsider.com/sikhs-want-their-own-guns-after-temple-shooting-massacre-2012-9

While the Sikh religion is known for its commitment to peace and non-violence, some of its members have said enough is enough in the wake of the recent shooting. According to a Fox News story, some Sikhs are seeking to purchase firearms in order to avoid a repeat of the temple massacre.
“I think that being able to legally obtain and carry a gun is the best thing any Sikh can do, especially after 9/11 where there have been over 800 documented cases of harassment and violence against us,” Sim J. Singh, a Sikh who lives in Florida, told Fox.
Sikhs are required by the religion to carry a ceremonial knife at all times for self-defense. The president of the Wisconsin temple apparently tried to fend Page off with a butter knife before he was killed by the gunman.


Sikhs are required by their religion to carry a dagger to defend the innocent. The handgun is the modern day dagger. They now see how big of a soft target they are while they are massed together unarmed in a religious service.

Not only that, but Sikhs have been the target of numerous hate crimes since 9/11.

For some reason people that are dumb enough to engage in hate crimes can't tell the difference between Sikh and Islam. There are some real brainiacs in the hate group pool.

I'm happy to see that people of all religions and ethnicities are taking personal responsibility for their protection and that of their loved ones.
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Yes, update that knife to a gun. N/T GreenStormCloud Sep 2012 #1
Kinda silly to neglect your rights until after an attack. ileus Sep 2012 #2
Bravo! discntnt_irny_srcsm Sep 2012 #3
Solid post. nt rDigital Sep 2012 #5
ty :) n/t discntnt_irny_srcsm Sep 2012 #6
500 years from now will they be carrying around symbolic pop-guns? 4th law of robotics Sep 2012 #4
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