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 for violating the 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.
A person cannot be fired for having anxiety if they are 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 can go out and have a few beers since alcohol is legal.
4. Coats shouldn’t have been fired because he was trying to treat the pain he endured on a daily basis.
Coats was treating his anxiety so he shouldn’t have been 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.
He eased the pain of his multiple spasms by using marijuana so it isn’t fair to discriminate against him.
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 smoking marijuana on his own time and not at work so he wasn’t harming anyone.
7. Omar Gonzalez didn’t penetrate deep into the White House because of the swift actions of Secret Service agents.
Omar Gonzalez was stopped by the secret service very quickly so he didn’t make it very far 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.
It is unknown how the breach occurred but the secret service isn’t being compelled to explains it’s actions since they responded to the breach of the White House quickly.
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.
Secret Service Chief Julia Pierson’s in competence might cost her her job, not her testimony before congress yesterday.
10. Secret Service agents didn’t use deadly force against the intruder because he was carrying a knife with a 4-inch blade.
The intruder was carrying a knife with a 4-inch blade so the secret service resisted using deadly force.