As she tends to do, offering zero context or background, Lahren out of the blue falsely claimed that "the Left" is standing up for Rep. Omar by saying "we MUST be tolerant of Sharia Law" including "oppression/stoning of gays."
To be clear, not a single word of what she says is true or accurate.
And she ties her lies into Democratic presidential candidate Mayor Pete Buttigieg's attacks on Vice President Mike Pence's long and ugly history of anti-gay beliefs, policies, and positions.
Explain your logic.
— Tomi Lahren (@TomiLahren) April 14, 2019
There is literally zero basis for this obvious lie.
No one on the Left is calling to support Sharia law, or calling to stone LGBTQ people.
Rep. Omar, on her campaign website, has an entire page devoted to the "Fight for LGBTQIA+ Rights."
"The LGBTQIA+ community’s struggle did not end with the legalization of same sex marriage. People in the queer community are disproportionately affected by the same issues we all experience—lack of access to housing, education, and healthcare; violence; workplace discrimination; among many others. I will fight in Congress to uplift the voices of the LGBTQIA+ community, and especially when that intersects with other marginalized identities.," she says.
There is no evidence Rep. Omar supports or is an adherent of Sharia law, and she has specifically said it is "laughable" to think it would come to America.
The fear of Muslims implementing Sharia in the US is laughable. We make up less than 1% of the US pop. & have only 2 members in congress. https://t.co/khaEaVDSr6
— Ilhan Omar (@IlhanMN) June 10, 2017
NCRM reached out to the Congresswoman's office but did not receive a response by press time.
Here's how some responded to Lahren's lie:
Ignorant racists like you pushing this fantasy that Sharia law is coming to America is one of the reasons Ilhan and so many other Muslims get death threats. You should be ashamed of yourself. https://t.co/CNvGr74I2U
— Thor Benson (@thor_benson) April 15, 2019
Now Tami, show where 'the left' says you must be tolerant of 'Sharia Law.'
Go ahead Tami, we'll wait.#MakingShitUpForRageClicks
— JamesFromTheInternet (@JamesFTInternet) April 15, 2019
This is a blatant lie. Show proof that this has ever been said by the left. Quit spreading fear, hate and lies! You should be ashamed of yourself. You cannot win an argument based on evidence and fact, so instead you spread malicious and dangerous lies! https://t.co/Wgixlih7YQ
— Tawne Osborn (@tawneosborn) April 15, 2019
"The Left stands up for @IlhanMN" True because she's usually right. "and says we MUST be tolerant of Sharia Law!" WAAH!? Who said that? Ptomaine pushes the same mentality that caused the massacres at the Pittsburgh synagogue and the mosques in Christchurch & Quebec.
— Diogenes of Covfefe (@DiogenesLamp0) April 15, 2019
I feel dumber for having read your tweets
— Sandi Bachom (@sandibachom) April 15, 2019
Imagine being so stupid that you can’t come up with substantive arguments against the left’s policy ideas, so you resort to smearing and straw manning others. Can’t relate.
— Ryan Guardado (@ryan_guardado) April 15, 2019
Exactly what I often say. Pence's "Christian Sharia" is no different. And zero Dems are tolerant of Shaira law. Or Pence's Theocracy.
— Glenn Barnes (@gbarnes911) April 15, 2019
You just make shit up. Seriously, you're shameless.
— bob clendenin (@bobclendenin) April 15, 2019
Umm...show us Tomi where Ilhan has ever supporterd Sharia Law. You’re also arguing that anyone can arbitrarily reference any part of Christianity and claim they support the state enforcing it...which guess what? The Quran & Bible are pretty similar.
— the bean sidhe 🧚🏻♀️❄️ (@SidheSaidWhat) April 15, 2019
Pls tell me when and who said we must be tolerant of Sharia Law? Pls tell me Tomi what is Sharia Law & if ALL Muslims abide by the exact same interpretation of it? I await your response.
— Ken Padgett (@trngchief11) April 15, 2019
It seems like only you are saying that, @TomiLahren.
Explain your logic. https://t.co/VDstq9sN2e
— Natalie (@NATty_l1ght) April 15, 2019
The HRC endorsed Ilhan Omar.https://t.co/9nIH0hIFAf
— 𝕬𝖓𝖌𝖎𝖊 𝕸𝖔𝖔𝖓🌙 ⓥ (@msangiemoon) April 14, 2019
— Patrick Petty (@psquared2490) April 15, 2019
We respect Congresswoman Omar's freedom of religion. We do not respect VP Pence's decision to be a hateful asshole. It's pretty easy to understand unless, of course, you're hateful too. https://t.co/MfHXR7V4aX
— Kevin Timm (@Kevin_Timm) April 15, 2019
Host: We asked 100 Leftists what they want most in America, top 5 answers are on the board.
Tomi: *Smashes buzzer* Sharia Law!
*Steve King clapping in the background*
Host: Show me Sharia Law!
Board: X https://t.co/Rcg8Avgl9G
— Curtis Fric 🌹✊ (@CurtisFric) April 15, 2019
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