"We cannot undermine the rights and freedoms of religion in the name of security."And this:
The kirpaan, which means blessed mercy, is one of the five articles of faith required of all Sikhs. It is treated with honor and meant to be used in defense of justice. It is not considered a pedestrian daggar.Better than fresh air. Good on them for standing their ground. Shame on the Secret Service for not trusting anyone but themselves.