1. Coats wasn’t fired because he was using a legal drug, marijuana, for a legitimate purpose for which he had a prescription. He was fired for violating workplace policy.
-Coats was fired, but not for the reason of using a legal drug, marijuana, for a legitimate purpose for which he had a prescription. He was fired for violating workplace policy.
2. An employer isn’t able to fire a person who has anxiety because they are taking the correct medication to deal with the issue.
-An employer can fire any of their employees, but they are unable to fire a person who has anxiety that is taking the correct medication to deal with the issue.
3. Employees don’t get fired for going out and having a few beers after work because alcohol is legal, but in Colorado so is marijuana.
-Employees must maintain a healthy lifestyle with their free time no matter if alcohol or marijuana is legal, or they may run the risk of getting fired.
4. Coats shouldn’t have been fired because he was trying to treat the pain he endured on a daily basis.
-In the attempt to treat the pain he endured on a daily basis, Coats was unjustifiably fired.
5. It’s not fair to discriminate against him because he was able to ease the pain of his multiple spasms by using marijuana.
-The discrimination against Coats because he was able to ease the pain of his spasms by using marijuana is undeniably immoral.
6. Coats wasn’t harming anyone at his job because he was smoking marijuana but he was doing so on his own time and not at work.
-Coats was only smoking marijuana on his own time, so he was unable to harm anyone at work.
7. Omar Gonzalez didn’t penetrate deep into the White House because of the swift actions of Secret Service agents.
-The Secret Service agents were able to stop Omar Gonzalez with swift action before he was able to penetrate deep into the White House.
8. The Secret Service isn’t being compelled to explain its actions because of the way it responded to the breach of the White House, but how the breach occurred is under question.
-With the breach still under question, the actions of the Secret Service agents will be the least of the concern considering how close Gonzalez got to the White House.
9. Secret Service chief Julia Pierson won’t be fired because of her testimony before Congress yesterday. Her incompetence might cost her her job though.
-Julia Pierson, the Secret Service chief, will likely be fired for her incompetence, but her testimony before Congress will be out of that reflection.
10. Secret Service agents didn’t use deadly force against the intruder because he was carrying a knife with a 4-inch blade
-There was no need for the Secret Service agents to use deadly force because the intruder was carrying a knife withe a 4-inch blade.