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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by eohrnberger View Post
    1.) If all these people don't need to be punished, why is Eich punished? Is his transgression worse in some way? If so, how?

    2.) As if often the case, winner in history get to write the history books. In this case, the winners, i.e. the LGBT, get to go around and punish whomever they feel like punishing?

    3.) I see that you are perfectly fine with LGBT exercising their rights and free speech, but don't really give a dam about Eich's, and support his punishment by an angry LGBT mob.
    1.) how was he "punished"?
    2.) again nobody was punished everybody's rights remain in tact
    3.) another posted lie lol
    i support his right 100% and he still has that right and it was never taken away

    do you have any facts that support this lie

    facts win and your post fails again

    so what yous solution?
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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Jack Hays View Post
    The point is tolerance and decency, not legality.
    Interesting, because before you said it was a violation of free speech.
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbitcaebannog View Post
    That's fine because that is not having a double standard if you hold that same standard to this Eich case.
    That's how I see the Eich case. Free speech does not inhibit reactions from society. I don't understand why people don't get this. Speech is still free even if its used in ways someone doesn't like and for ends someone doesn't like so long as it follows first amendment rules which have been laid out. In this case, it happened that way.

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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbitcaebannog View Post
    Having a bumper sticker on someone's private property isn't doing anything at work either. This too can cause a ruckus by people who disagree with said bumper sticker on someone else's car. This is the whole issue. Free speech is NOT protected in and/or even outside a private work place. If people within the work place get upset, that can cause a problem.
    Nobody is claiming that Eich's rights were violated.
    What is being claimed is that this is not an exercise of free speech ie. the supporters of gay marriage in this company were not allowing Eich to have a dissenting opinion-- he MUST support gay marriage else he is out the door,

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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by vesper View Post
    WTF
    1.)What about Eich's rights to free speech?
    2.) did you forget about them or don't they count?
    3.) And then you label him a bigot because he believes in marriage between a man and a woman.
    4.) Seems to me the pot is calling the kettle black.
    1.) its fully 100% in tact
    2.) nope did you miss the fact its 1100% in tact
    3.) another posted lie i never lebeld him a bigot because of that. But the DEFINITION of bigot makes him one as soon as he donated and tried to deny others rights
    4.) seems to me your post failed again, facts won again and the lies you posted were proven wrong again

    free speech for all not just those YOU choose
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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by Deuce View Post
    Interesting, because before you said it was a violation of free speech.
    It is, but many violations of free speech are not illegal.
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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by tacomancer View Post
    That's how I see the Eich case. Free speech does not inhibit reactions from society. I don't understand why people don't get this. Speech is still free even if its used in ways someone doesn't like and for ends someone doesn't like so long as it follows first amendment rules which have been laid out. In this case, it happened that way.
    Which parts of Eich's speech do you disagree with?

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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by rabbitcaebannog View Post
    The point is people do all the time.
    I fail to see how this makes anything aspect of this situation any better, nor excuse anything either. Just because . . . . You gonna jump off a cliff too? As the old mother's saying goes.

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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by BobbyO View Post
    Nobody is claiming that Eich's rights were violated.
    What is being claimed is that this is not an exercise of free speech ie. the supporters of gay marriage in this company were not allowing Eich to have a dissenting opinion-- he MUST support gay marriage else he is out the door,
    Jack Hays made that very claim!
    He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear
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    We’ll say what? Something like “nothing happened” ... Yeah, we might say something like that.

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    Re: Mozilla’s CEO steps down amid gay marriage furor[W:577]

    Quote Originally Posted by BobbyO View Post
    Nobody is claiming that Eich's rights were violated.
    What is being claimed is that this is not an exercise of free speech ie. the supporters of gay marriage in this company were not allowing Eich to have a dissenting opinion-- he MUST support gay marriage else he is out the door,
    Eich and Mozilla could have stood firm if they wanted to. They were not prevented by anone from making difference choices in light of this controversy than were made and possibly they would have become the darling of the right like Chick Fil A or that duck guy did.

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