Man who Burned a Quran Fired from Transit Job... I smell... LAWSUIT!

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    Read more: Koran burner Derek Fenton booted from his job at NJ Transit



    Sounds like the New Jersey Transit authority is on the ball from their viewpoint, maybe we need them to run congress?
     
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    If Fenton was fired for burning the Koran while off-duty, his First Amendment rights probably were violated, Chris Dunn of the New York Civil Liberties Union said.

    "The Supreme Court has recognized a constitutional right to burn the flag. As reprehensible as it may be, burning the Koran would be protected as well."




    Read more: Koran burner Derek Fenton booted from his job at NJ Transit

    ^And still MORE!...

    It's on... You can Bet on that.

    :)

    peace...
     
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    the aclu in on this? oh wait...
     
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    getting serious for just a moment, they don't have a leg to stand on. I could be wrong but I seriously doubt they have a clause in his employment contract that speaks to suspension of 1st amend. rights and religious protests etc. are out....his union should be stepping up for him....

    shit, now I have to takes sides with a public employee union...life sux.:evil:
     
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    will Obama hold a press conference announcing that the NJ Transit Authority acted stupidly? Will he invite them all over for a beer?
     
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    Tune in next week...
     
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    I think the ACLU has this one right........
     
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    The ACLU sure comes in handy for the religious right nutjobs who hate them.

    Where's the Religious Right ACLJ?

    Maybe they didn't get involved because no fetuses where aborted.

    As for the guy, shame he lost his job.

    Dumb move for the company too. They'll face a lawsuit and the ACLU will probably get a good settlement.

    And like a poster said above me this guys getting so much media attention he'll have his own radio show and a 1800 call in number before the end of the month.

    Pffft... he doesn't need them anyway.
     
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    I have to agree, assuming the facts line up as they seem to. I'll piss on a Koran before I burn it and be excercising my right to free speech.
     

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