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Groups lobby for bill

Muslim Advocates and the Sikh Coalition are pushing Congress to pass the End Racial Profiling Act.

The bill, first proposed after the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, would prohibit racial profiling by law enforcement agencies and allow victims to sue.

An estimated 6 million Muslims and Sikhs live in the U.S., and a number have faced secondary airport screenings since Sept. 11, said Amardeep Singh, director of programs for the Sikh Coalition.


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