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Sikh Americans join Obama in urging lawmakers on gun control

The Sikh Americans on Friday joined U.S. President Barack Obama in urging the lawmakers to pass laws to curb gun violence in the United States.

Several eminent members of the Sikh and Hindu community were invited to the White House to attend an event wherein Obama reiterated his call to the Congress to urgently pass the gun control laws.

“It is important that we, people inspired by our faiths, must work towards making our society safe and sound for all people and especially for our children. The measures which keeps guns out of the hands of criminals and people with severe mental illness is something which should be supported by all and we urge the congress to take the lead,” Rajwant Singh, chairman of Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), said.PTI

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