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Can You Fire Someone for Attending a Rally of Racists?

Aug. 14, 2017, 11:02 PM

A campaign to publicly identify participants in white supremacist rallies has been met with calls for employers to fire the protesters.

That’s the dilemma Top Dogs in Berkeley, Calif., faced after Twitter user @YesYoureRacist shared a photo it said showed one of the hot dog restaurant’s employees at a demonstration in Charlottesville, Va., last weekend.

Participants carried torches and reportedly chanted “white lives matter” and “Jews will not replace us.” The next day, participants showed up carrying Nazi swastikas, Confederate battle flags, and insignia of white supremacist groups.

“On Saturday, August 12, it came to our attention that one of ...