"Even though we believed that the complaint resulted from an unfair characterization of our business, we ultimately decided it was best to settle this case," e Harmony legal counsel Theodore Olson said in a statement.
You don’t have to work, or eat and you don’t have to live.
The only thing you have to do is be faithful.” Some readers will find this concept irrational. Oswald Chambers wrote “God will tax the last grain of sand and the remotest star to bless us when we obey him.” Had e Harmony not caved, we would have witnessed a blessing – the form of which only God knows, but God cannot bless disobedience.
They told Tertullian “even though we are Christians, we won’t really honor pagan gods.” Tertullian asked, “Why would you do that?
” The people said, “Because we have to work to buy food to eat! ” They replied with astonishment “Because we have to live.” Tertullian, who had been converted to Christianity by witnessing the uncompromising courage of Christian martyrs, looked at them and said, “No!
The site and e Harmony will maintain individual matching pools and registration information.
As a result, users of the "Compatible Partners" site and e cannot be paired together, the company announced.
And e Harmony may insist their employees have to earn a living.
But none of these “justifications” hold water – not even the last one.
Their past honorable endeavors make their recent decision to capitulate puzzling – to say the least. To be clear, e Harmony was forced to respond to a lawsuit.
What is as puzzling are some of the headlines announcing e Harmony’s decision – as if e Harmony was caught between a rock and a hard place. They were forced to give depositions, but e Harmony has not been forced to “match homosexual couples” nor “offer same-sex dating.” to launch their gay website by March 31, 2009.
Linda Carlson, of California, sued the online dating service in May 2007, alleging it discriminated against gays, lesbians and bisexuals.