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Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Tell KABC Radio Host Al Rantel to Apologize for Calling the Turban a Diaper

Sign the Petition and Tell Him the Turban Stands for Equality, Liberty, & Justice

Radio Commentator, Al Rantel, host of a daily program on Los Angeles radio station KABC 790AM, was discussing airport security on September 10, 2007, when he said:

KABCIf my 80-year-old mother has to take off her shoes during a security screening, “then why shouldn’t a Sikh be required to take off the hat that looks like a diaper they wear on their heads?”

SALDEF urges you to show your support in demanding Mr. Rantel issue an on-air public apology to the Sikh American community. Add your name to the petition, demanding Mr. Rantel apologize for his comments comparing a religious article to shoes and diaper.

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