Not Because—mercythyhealer

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 workplace policy, not for using his prescription marijuana.

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 taking the correct medication for their anxiety cannot 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.

Alcohol and marijuana are both legal in Colorado, meaning that employees who wish to enjoy a few beers after work do not get fired.

4. Coats shouldn’t have been fired because he was trying to treat the pain he endured on a daily basis.

Treating the pain that he was enduring should not be a reason for Coats to get 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.

Using marijuana helped to ease his multiple spasms, making the discrimination against him unfair.

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.

Smoking marijuana off of the clock did not bring harm to anyone.

7. Omar Gonzalez didn’t penetrate deep into the White House because of the swift actions of Secret Service agents.

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.

The Secret Service’s response to the breach at the White House explains why they are not compelled it’s actions, even though the occurrence is currently under question.

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 testimony before Congress will not contribute to her termination. Her incompetence, however, might have costed her her job.

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 carrying a knife with a 4-inch blade caused the Secret Service to reconsider using deadly force against him.

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1 Response to Not Because—mercythyhealer

  1. davidbdale says:

    Nice work overall, Mercy. Some are brilliant.

    3. Fine, but misses the detail that they shouldn’t be fired for either.
    8. “explains why they are not compelled it’s actions”?
    9. Good, but “might have COST her her job.”

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