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Uber Forces Customers to Take One Minute to Think About Gun Violence

Are you an Uber customer?

The company is forcing users of their service to take one minute and think about gun violence before booking a ride.

When users open the app they see a message that reads: “our hearts go out to the victims of this week’s terrible gun violence.”

“As we move around our cities this weekend, let’s take a moment to think about what we can do to help,” the message preached.

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Uber’s message follows the murder of five Dallas law enforcement officers at the hands of a black racial supremacist at a rally.  Seven others were wounded in the massacre.

The app also turned its Uber icons into peace symbols.

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This is exactly the type of thing I expect from smug, self-righteous, millennial tech millionaires.

Uber users also posted an image of a message that said the company will be making donations to “a number of social justice and anti-violence non-profits in Baton Rouge, Minneapolis, and Dallas.”

If you don’t want your transportation dollars going to a “social justice” organization, it’s time to rethink how you chose to travel. Perhaps consider Lyft, or just use a taxicab.

Uber is an well-known anti-Second Amendment company prohibiting its drivers and passengers from possessing a firearm while using the service.