Minnesota Sikhs Vigilant after Wisconsin Attack
The Sikh Society of Minnesota is not planning to increase security at its place of worship in Bloomington.
Instead, the Society says it will use the opportunity to educate people about their beliefs.
Between 400-500 families in Minnesota practice the Sikh religion, which believes in karma and reincarnation and becoming one with God.
While Sikhs do believe in defending themselves, their Holy Book does not permit them to provoke attacks. Sikhs are at times confused with Muslims because they wear turbans and beards.
The Sikh Society of Minnesota says it will encourage members to be be vigilant in light of the attack in Wisconsin.
The Society will hold a special service in honor of those impacted by the attack in Bloomington Friday night.
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