The Rakab Ganj Sahib Sikh temple in central New Delhi stands white and gleaming against the punishing May sun. Inside its spacious guesthouse is Jagdish Kaur, a stout 76-year-old woman, who has been waging battle for the past few weeks. Show More Summary
On August 5, 2012, just before 10:30 in the morning, Wade Michael Page pulled up outside the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, WI., took out his semi-automatic handgun and started killing worshipers. An Army veteran and an avid bass player in a neo-Nazi rock band, Page murdered two Sikhs outside the house of worship and then made his way inside. Show More Summary
Remember the early faux outrages of the Obama Administration when DHS nixed a study of right-wing terror groups because “there just is no such thing”? Apparently, just like the slaughter at the Wisconsin Sikh Temple this did not actually happen then...
I am not a religious man, but I must admit there is something that touches me deeply about the Sikh faith. There is inclusiveness to it. All are welcome regardless of gender, caste, class, religion or creed. And the center of it all is here within the sacred walls of the Golden Temple.
What do our political parties think about religious conservatives whose faith teaches them that there are sexual sins, including adultery and homosexuality? The answer is: It depends when you ask them. You can't go to a Sikh temple or...
First lady Michelle Obama's guest list for Tuesday night's State of the Union includes a teacher from Sandy Hook Elementary School; a police officer who responded to the massacre at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin; and Cleopatra Cowley-Pendleton and Nathaniel A. Show More Summary
The police officer who was wounded during a shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., in August will attend the State of the Union address as a guest of the First Lady [ more › ]
Washington (CNN) - Amardeep Kaleka will never forget the moment when his father laid on the ground and prayed. Satwant Singh Kaleka had been shot five times while wresting a gunman in a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wisconsin. His turban was knocked off, and two kids and a priest crawled up beside him. Together, [...]
Obama is drawing attention to the worst shootings of 2012, inviting the police chiefs from: Aurora, Colo., where 12 were killed in July; Oak Creek, Wis., where six died in a Sikh temple assault: and Newtown, Conn., scene of the most recent mass tragedy that left 20 first-graders dead.
Thanks to a handful of mass shootings, last year seemed like it was filled with gun violence. James Holmes allegedly killed 12 in Colorado, Wade Michael Page killed six at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, and Adam Lanza killed 27 people in Newtown, Conn. Show More Summary
Six dead in an Oak Creek, Wisc., Sikh temple. Four killed in an Atlanta day spa. Five killed in a Seattle coffee shop. Six killed at a Minneapolis sign company. Seven killed at an Oakland religious college. Twelve killed and 58 wounded at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater. Show More Summary
Though 2012 marked victories and milestones for public figures such as President Obama, Gabby Douglas and Jay-Z and Beyoncé, it has also proved tragic beyond words for Sikh worshippers at a temple in Oak Creek, Wis.; the families of elementary school children and educators in Newtown, Conn.; and Batman fans in Aurora, Colo. Read full article...
He was the first to arrive at the scene of the Sikh temple in Wisconsin where a gunman killed six people on August 5, 2012
Even in the wake of the horribly criminal Dec. 14 Connecticut shooting and other "public shootings" this year -- like the Aurora theater and the Sikh Temple in Milwaukee -- Northeastern University's James Allen Fox says, "there is no...Show More Summary
When my plane landed in Connecticut early Friday afternoon, I was glad to be home. I had just spent the week in Oak Creek, Wis., with families of victims murdered in the mass shooting on Aug. 5, 2012 at a Sikh temple. Their grief is still fresh, and it was both heart-breaking and cathartic to facilitate discussion and healing. Show More Summary
A gold plaque hangs next to a bullet hole in the Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., where a lone gunman killed six worshippers and injured three others last August. It is engraved with the words, "We Are One."
An Indian Sikh devotee takes a holy bath in the sacred pond of the Golden Temple, Sikh’s holiest temple, during the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, in Amritsar, India, Nov. 28, 2012. Sikhism was founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak, who broke away from Hinduism, India …
Because Wade Michael Page killed himself, we may never know his motive for opening fire on a temple. In the end, six people were killed. The FBI says there is no evidence his affiliation with white supremacist groups led to the shootings.
This Thanksgiving, Officer Brian Murphy has much to be thankful for. Recovering after being shot 12 times, he was the first responder to the scene of the Sikh temple shooting in Wisconsin on Aug. 5 where six worshipers died. In an interview with WISN 12 News, the officer described how he got through the day. [...]
FBI concludes Sikh temple shooter Wade Michael Page had no help in attack that killed six people in suburban Wisconsin on August 5, 2012