The last commented on Slashdot were always bringing up free speech rights, freedom of religious, etc, and were always modded +5 insightful, but missed the topic completely. I can see that which this story comments like "Google pressuring Mozilla", "Google is against free speech", etc. will get +5 insightful again. But again it would miss the topic completely.
Google is entirely in their rights to chose what company or organization they deem to support. Instead we should be thankful to Google to support a competing product and to protect the rights of your fellow citizens. Where is, for example, Microsoft, so support a competing product with $1 billions and to come in protection of basic rights of your fellow citizens? The example of Kara Swisher just shows that Prop 8. would take away basic rights, right and privileges that heterosexual couples enjoy.
The articles just points out how much damage the bigot views of Mr. Eich could have caused Mozilla and the employees of Mozilla were more then justified to call for his resignation. If you believes and actions are damaging the company you are suppose to represent, then you are not fit to be the CEO.