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Topic - Gurpatwant Pannun
"It is an integral part to carry a sword, but whether that [provision] of carrying a sword goes to carrying an assault weapon, I'm not sure," he said. "But carrying a sword is definitely an integral part of the religion."
Gurpatwant Pannun, a lawyer with the New York-based advocacy group Sikhs for Justice, said that carrying a sword is indeed a part of the religion, but wasn't sure that the letter of the religion extends to carrying so-called assault weapons.