Global Arms Sales Marched Ahead in 2014

The United States’ global arms sales increased by almost $10 billion in 2014, according to a New York Times news story on Christmas Day. Arms sales increased to $36 billion from $26.7 billion the previous year, making the U.S. the largest provider of weapons....

Quebec Bans Sikh Daggers from Capitol

TORONTO (RNS) Lawmakers in the province of Quebec voted unanimously on Wednesday (Feb. 9) to ban the kirpan, a Sikh ceremonial dagger, from the legislature building. The opposition Parti Quebecois said it was acting to underscore Quebec’s neutrality in dealing with...