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|New Jersey Transit fired an employee last week for burning a Koran in Lower Manhattan on Sept. 11 in his off-duty hours. New Jersey Transit said the employee, Derek Fenton, had violated its code of ethics. Assuming he wasn't dismissed for other reasons, should he have been fired for his action? What are the First Amendment considerations here?|
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