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Oak Creek Tragedy Puts Sikh Community In Spotlight

NPR's counterterrorism correspondent Dina Temple-Raston shares emerging details about the shooting Sunday at the Sikh place of worship in Oak Creek, Wis. Navdeep Singh, of the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund, explains the history, practices and misconceptions surrounding Sikhism.
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Sikh Temple Shooting Stuns Congregation, Country

The shooting that left six congregants dead at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin has sparked concerns among Sikhs and other South Asian Americans. Host Michel Martin talks about who Sikhs are and how they're reacting to the tragedy. She's joined by Rajdeep Singh of the Sikh Coalition and Deepa Iyer of South Asian Americans Leading Together.
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Sikhs Face More Attacks Since Sept. 11 Tragedies

Sikh rights groups say that since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, there has been a marked rise in hate crimes against Sikhs. To talk more about that and to learn about the religion, Steve Inskeep talks to Kavneet Singh, managing director of the Sikh American Legal Defense and Education Fund.
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Missourians To Vote On Prayer Amendment

When Missourians go to the polls Tuesday to vote on a number of candidates to compete in the November general election, they'll also be asked to decide on an amendment to the state's constitution. Amendment 2 is better known as the "right to pray" ballot measure.
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Jewish 'Super Bowl' Praises Years Of Talmudic Study

Orthodox Jews around the world have been reading the Talmud, cover to cover, for almost seven and a half years straight. Day by day, they read each of the more than 2,000 pages of the holy book, and this past week, they finished the last page together in celebration.

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