Nationwide, candlelight vigils for the victims of the August 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. are responding to violence with peace – and symbolic meals.
Articles tagged “Sikhs”
(RNS) The six Sikhs killed Sunday at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin died as they lived, shot down amid acts of prayer and kindness.
(RNS) The very item that Sikhs wear as a marker of their religious identity also singles them out as targets for violent attacks like Sunday's shooting in Wisconsin. By Daniel Burke.
Sikh civil rights activists will unveil a mobile phone application next week that they say allows air travelers who believe they have been profiled by TSA airport screeners to file complaints directly from their phones. By Omar Sacirbey.
(RNS) Faith leaders delivered more than 230,000 signatures to the office of Village Voice Media, demanding they shut down the adult advertising section on their website, Backpage.com, where advertisements for sex with underage minors have appeared. By Annalisa Musarra.
(RNS) Muslims, Sikhs and Hindus are accusing Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum of bigotry and ignorance after said that “equality” is solely a Judeo-Christian concept. By Omar Sacirbey.