Quantcast
Connect with us

Christian Uber driver insists she’s allowed to boot lesbians from car in shocking video — then gets fired

Published

on

After a woman complained that she and her girlfriend were kicked out of a car for being gay, an Uber driver has been banned from the app by the company, NBC Philadelphia reports.

Kristin Gauthier, who captured the incident on video, said she and her girlfriend were trying to get to a concert in Oaklyn, New Jersey, when the driver saw her give her partner a kiss on the cheek, which caused the driver to become enraged.

ADVERTISEMENT

The driver then pulled over to the side of the road and asked the couple to get out.

“She said, ‘You’re together. You’re not allowed in my car. I’m not gonna drive you,'” Gauthier told NBC Philadelphia, adding that the driver told the women that her Christian beliefs didn’t condone same-sex relationships. That’s when Gauthier started recording.

“Are you kicking me out because I’m gay?” Gauthier says in the video.

“Yes, I am,” the driver replies.

At one point, the driver reaches back and tries to swat Gauthier’s phone away.

ADVERTISEMENT

“I can reject any ride I want,” the driver said as the confrontation continued to escalate.

Uber disagrees. In a statement, Uber spokesman Grant Klinzman said that Uber “does not tolerate discrimination” and has banned the driver from its app.

Watch the full confrontation below, uploaded to YouTube by NJ.com:

ADVERTISEMENT


Report typos and corrections to: [email protected].
READ COMMENTS - JOIN THE DISCUSSION
Continue Reading

CNN

‘It’s just a lie’: CNN’s Tapper nails Trump for blatant falsehood about John Bolton testimony

Published

on

CNN's Jake Tapper on Monday nailed President Donald Trump for blatantly lying about the potential impeachment trial testimony of former national security adviser John Bolton.

Tapper specifically rebutted an earlier tweet from Trump in which he falsely claimed the House Democrats never even bothered asking Bolton to testify during their impeachment inquiry last year.

"The idea that the house of representatives never even asked John Bolton to testify is just a lie," he said. "It's false."

Tapper then displayed the exact letter that House Democrats sent to Bolton requesting his testimony at their hearings.

Continue Reading

Facebook

‘The rich have class solidarity’: Bezos party features billionaires rubbing shoulders with Trump admin officials, journalists

Published

on

"This town, man."

A party in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night hosted by Amazon billionaire Jeff Bezos featured a who's-who of Trump administration officials, billionaires, and journalists—leading observers to note the "class solidarity" on display between members of the American ruling elite.

"Democracy dies at Jeff Bezos' house," tweeted journalist Dan Froomkin.

Continue Reading
 

Facebook

Mitch McConnell likely has questions for Trump after being ‘blindsided’ by Bolton revelations: CNN anchor

Published

on

According to a New York Times report published this Sunday, an unpublished manuscript of an upcoming book by former national security adviser John Bolton drops a number of key bombshells, one of which includes the revelation that he heard President Trump explicitly say that withholding of military aid "would continue until Ukraine announced an investigation involving the Bidens."

According to CNN's Jake Tapper this Monday, sources told his network that Republican senators were "blindsided" by the leaked details from the book. Fellow anchor Dana Bash confirmed that, saying sources told her that Republicans were "frustrated" by the leaks and asked the White House why they were out of the loop on the revelations. Bash then cited a statement from Susan Collins (R-ME), who said in a statement that Bolton's book strengthens the case for additional witnesses and has "prompted a number of conversations among my colleagues."

Continue Reading
 
 
Help Raw Story Uncover Injustice. Join Raw Story Investigates for $1 and go ad-free.
close-image