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This paper uses a case in Montreal, Canada, in which the Supreme Court ruled against a Montreal school board's prohibition on Orthodox Sikhs to wear a kirpan (ceremonial dagger) to school. The analysis argues that there should be no limits put on religious freedom, as they are typically the result of bias, prejudice, discrimination and fear.
From the Paper:"Religious tolerance and freedom are highly valued in a democratic society. Freedom of religion is typically codified in law in most democratic nations. In Canada, the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms guarantees the right of religious freedom in its Fundamental Freedom section that provides all Canadians the following basic freedoms; a) freedom of conscience and religion, b) freedom of thought, belief, opinion and expression, including freedom of the press and other media communication, c) freedom of peaceful assembly and d) freedom of association. Canadian..."
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Religious Freedom (2008, December 01) Retrieved April 21, 2019, from https://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/religious-freedom-124720/
"Religious Freedom" 01 December 2008. Web. 21 April. 2019. <https://www.academon.com/persuasive-essay/religious-freedom-124720/>