Rajdeep Singh writes in the Washington Post about AB1964, recently signed into law by California Governor Jerry Brown. Excerpt: When my Sikh father immigrated to America in 1970 to practice architecture,employers told him that he could have a job only if he removed his turban and shaved his beard. He refused to abandon his faith and took his first job as an office boy,sharpening pencils and making coffee for his fellow architects. For decades,Sikh fathers like mine and countless religious minorities around the nation have been offered a similarly false choice between religious freedom and self-fulfillment in their chosen careers. Read the full article at: http://m.washingtonpost.com/blogs/guest-voices/post/celebrating-ab1964-californias-new-religious-freedom-law/2012/09/18/ad7d07fc-01e1-11e2-b260-32f4a8db9b7e_blog.html


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  1. Implementing these laws is a good sign but implementation on paper is not good enough I believe.

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