Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 31st Mar 2014 23:45 UTC
Mozilla & Gecko clones

For the Internet community, the principles of free speech and equal rights are foundational. But in recent days, those issues are clashing at Mozilla, the nonprofit foundation and tech company behind the Firefox browser.

At issue is Brendan Eich, a co-founder of Mozilla, inventor of the much used Javascript programming language and the newly appointed CEO of the company. Eich made a $1,000 donation to the campaign for California's Proposition 8, which defined marriage as only between a man and a woman. The donation had come to light in 2012, but fizzled.

Opposing same-sex marriage is no different than opposing interracial marriage. As a Dutchman, it baffles me that an organisation like Mozilla appointed a man with such medieval ideas.

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RE[5]: Are you serious?
by roracle on Tue 1st Apr 2014 10:08 UTC in reply to "RE[4]: Are you serious?"
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I'm sorry, abortion...regarding this, if the child growing inside a woman is female, doesn't that female fetus have the right to say what happens to her body? NO because jerks keep saying women can kill their babies. Baby killers are evil. Evil evil. There is REASON to get abortion, but since the majority of abortions are NOT for those good reasons, then supporting loosy goosey abortions is supporting the killing of children. Sorry you think it's woman hating to be against abortion, but I actually would like to see the streets filled with children having fun, not these "poor me I got prego" jerks who go get aborted because a night of fun is more important than their own child.

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