Tomi Lahren is Suing After Being Fired for Pro-Choice Views

Tomi Lahren was recently fired from TheBlaze after revealing that she is pro-choice on The View. Now, Lahren is suing TheBlaze and Glenn Beck for wrongful termination.

Right after appearing on The View, Lahren was suspended from her show on TheBlaze and has yet to return. Although Beck denies that Lahren’s suspension had anything to do with her pro-choice comments, Lahren is convinced otherwise. The timing could not have been more perfect and no other reason was given for the suspension.

TheBlaze is still paying Lahren until her contract runs out in September, but Lahren cares more about voicing her opinion and having her job than a pay check. In an interview with Nightline, Lahren said, “My job is my life. This is my life. Without that, I feel lost.” TheBlaze insists that Lahren has not been fired because she’s still being paid, but according to Lahren, she has been terminated because she is not producing her show as she was contracted to do.

Part of Lahren’s lawsuit is to regain control of her social media pages. Her Facebook page has millions of followers, but it has been inactive ever since Lahren was first suspended. Her Twitter page is still active, and she continues to tweet her political commentary. However, Lahren said that when she began receiving backlash for her pro-choice views, she was not allowed to respond to the tweets. Lahren also said that TheBlaze went on a smear campaign to embarrass and humiliate her.

On The View, Lahren said, “I am someone that’s for limited government, and so I can’t sit here and be a hypocrite and say I’m for limited government, but I think that the government should decide what women do with their bodies. I can sit here and say that as a Republican and 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."

In response to allegations that Lahren was fired for being pro-choice, Beck said, “If you are pro-choice, you can have a job at TheBlaze.” But, Beck made it very clear that he does not agree with Lahren by saying, “I would disagree that you’re a hypocrite if you want limited government and yet you want government to protect life of the unborn.”

Lahren was almost certainly fired for her opinion. It is not okay for journalists to be fired just for having an opinion. Lahren’s lawsuit could help prevent other media outlets from firing their journalists for the same thing.

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