Tomi Lahren is no stranger to backlash and saying things that others don’t wish to hear. But this time around, her mouth cost her more than some raging tweets.
Lahren has officially been banned from Glen Beck’s, The Blaze, according to several news outlets earlier this week. Apparently, she was suspended last week for her non-conservative comments about abortion on The View.
On The View episode, Tomi Lahren said she supports woman’s right to abortions because, “I am a constitutional—you know, someone that loves the constitution, I am someone that’s for limited government. So I can’t sit here and be a hypocrite and say I’m for limited government but I think the government should decide what women should do with their bodies. I can sit here and say that as a Republican, and I can say, ‘You know what? I’m for limited government, so stay out of my guns, and you can stay out of my body as well.’”
That’s probably the smartest thing she has said on TV to date. One point for Tomi Lahren.
Her views stray far from the more conservative views of The Blaze network. Many are calling her a hypocrite for supporting Trump and his anti-abortion Vice President Mike Pence, wondering where her true values align.
Others are calling her a feminist for finally taking a stance for women and not against them. However, The Reagan Battalion tweeted footage of Lahren suggesting abortion is murder, contrary to her now pro-life statements.
Pick a side, pick a side.
I call bluff. Let us not forget, this is the same woman who compared Black Lives Matter to the KKK in a debate with Charlamgne the God. The same woman who victim-blamed Sandra Bland. The same women who disputes any feminist claims or arguments.
Feminism is about challenging the oppression of women. It’s a belief that women are and should be treated as equals in all facets to men, and that no discrimination should be made based on gender, sexual orientation, skin color, religion, culture, lifestyle, or ethnicity.
Is Tomi Lahren a feminist? No. Will feminists be more receptive to her? That question is up for debate considering her past comments towards feminist were anything but supportive. One good comment doesn’t erase all the others.
Either you’re with us or against us Tomi Lahren, but either way you can’t sit with us.