Sikh Man Says California’s Assault Weapons Ban Violates His Religious Beliefs

Religion Clause Blog: A lawsuit filed in a California federal district court this week by a Yuba City man alleges that California’s ban on assault weapons, as well as its ban on carrying loaded firearms in one’s vehicle and certain other places, violates the free exercise rights of plaintiff, a Sikh.  The complaint (full text) in Khalsa v. State of California, (ED CA, filed 3/12/2013) alleges . . .