Young Republicans reportedly booted from Uber in North Carolina over backseat politics

RALEIGH, N.C. —

One of the young Republican activists who say they were kicked out of their Uber Saturday night in downtown Raleigh because the driver disagreed with their conservative politics is sharing the unusual tale with our sister station ABC11 in North Carolina.

The six activists were members of the Washington D.C. Young Republicans visiting the Triangle to campaign for several GOP candidates.

The group ordered an Uber to get them from Wake Forest back to downtown Raleigh.

As they were riding, the group says they were discussing Republican political issues. They say that’s when the driver pulled into a downtown gas station and ordered them out of the car.

In a world where we’re supposed to embrace the free exchange of ideas, I was ordered out of my @uber for discussing my background. Was told “welcome…

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