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.
1. Coat’s employer was accepting of Coat’s legal use of marijuana, but Coat’s employer was not accepting of Coat’s violating workplace policy which is why he was fired.
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.
2. A person who has anxiety and is taking the proper medication isn’t able to be fired by their employer.
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.
3.In Colorado, an employee who uses legal alcohol and marijuana after work is not able to be fired.
4. Coats shouldn’t have been fired because he was trying to treat the pain he endured on a daily basis.
4. Coats was treating the pain he endures on a daily basis and was wrongfully 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.
5. It is unfair to Coats when he was just using marijuana to try and ease the pain of his multiple spams.
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.
6. Coats was smoking marijuana in his own time and not harming anyone by smoking at work.
7. Omar Gonzalez didn’t penetrate deep into the White House because of the swift actions of Secret Service agents.
7. The swift actions of the Secret Service agents prevented Omar Gonzalez from penetrating 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.
8. The Secret Service responded to the breach of the White House effectively but the Secret Service is required to explain how the breach occurred.
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.
9.While Secret Service chief Julia Pierson had a testimony before Congress yesterday that was acceptable she may be fired from her job because of her incompetence.
10. Secret Service agents didn’t use deadly force against the intruder because he was carrying a knife with a 4-inch blade.
10. The knife with the 4-inch blade carried by the intruder prevented the Secret Service from using deadly force on him.