recently as iv posted else were i got charged with carryin concealed weapon for my kirpan, it was a straight dagger with double edge, which is illegal in my state. now normal kirpans i seen on most sikh of being from 3-9inches total and sharp on one end are legal. Anyway, i was put in jail and bond out. well i got help from united sikhs and aclu. but i also had a court appointed attorney to. well united sikh told me call them if i was offered a plea. so i did. well they didnt reply till couple hours later. mean while 2 hr earlier i was in court and offered a plea of just a 200 dollar fine and the issue would be over with so i informed sikh. needless to say they are kinda upset with me. Did i do something wrong?? i was lookin at 1-5 years in prison for this illegal double blade i used for my kirpan. also i fighting my ex for custody of my little one.. so i weighed it all out in thought and took the plea. united sikh said does that mean your gonna stop wearing kirpan?? i said no. he said united sikh are for not just person but sikh community. In my opinion, i made the right choice becuase i had to weigh my options and choices. i think i did right and am still a good sikh.