Uber, Lyft ban right-wing activist after anti-Islamic tweets

Uber banned a woman Wednesday from the ride hailing app after she tweeted about her inability to find a car not driven by a “non Muslim.”

Laura Loomer — a conservative political activist and former operative at right-wing Project Veritas – started commenting Wednesday morning that she was late to a New York Police Department press conference and was unable to find an Uber that was not driven by someone who did not look like they were Muslim. Her comments then escalated to asking for the creation of a, “non Islamic form of @uber or @lyft because I never want to support another Islamic immigrant driver.” Uber then banned her from the app, according to Business Insider. Uber has not put out an official statement regarding her ban.


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