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Settlement Reached in Lawsuit Concerning Rights of Baptized Sikh Students to Wear Symbolic Ceremonial Knives to School

Jun 12, 1997
San Francisco – The Livingston Union School District and the ACLU of Northern California announced today that they have resolved a lawsuit concerning the rights of baptized Sikh students to wear symbolic ceremonial knives – known as kirpans – to school. The parties described the settlement – which will allow the students to wear the kirpans subject to strict limitations on size and other restri... Read More