Attacks on Religious Liberty

"There's an attack on religious liberty like nobody's business," Glenn said on radio this morning.

To illustrate this point, Glenn brought up two stories in the news this morning. First, a religious ad is out that attacks Barack Obama for not holding to his promise to "open up our hearts and our minds to those who may not think precisely like we do or believe precisely what we believe, that's when we discover at least the possibility for common ground."

The ad claims that "After President Obama's speech calling for cooperation in order to reach common ground, the current and former presidents of the United States conference of Catholic bishops reached out to him to discuss their concerns. He ignored them."

"One of the only religious ads not paid for by George Soros," Glenn said.

The other bit of news? A George Washington University professor has filed a human rights violation claim on behalf of Muslim students who haven't even complained!

"Catholic university has been sued on behalf of Muslim students who haven't complained. George Washington University law professor who filed a human rights complaint against Catholic University this summer when it eliminated coed dorm floors has filed a second complained against the school saying the rights of Muslim students are being violated," Glenn read.

"The latest complaint filed a few weeks ago with the D.C. office of human rights focused on the school's policy of not giving official status to non Catholic worship groups. While the school has an official group for Jewish law students, a Muslim undergraduate profiled in a Washington Post article last year said he cannot create a group dedicated to Muslim worship," Glenn continued.

"So he read something in the newspaper and then decided I'm going to file on behalf of all the Muslims," Glenn explained.

"Catholic University spokesman Victor Nakas said that the school had not received a complaint about the Muslim students. Robert Tuttle, a law professor GW University who specializes in the separation of church and state says the city's anti-discrimination law has a broad exemption for political and religious groups. The law allows religious and political organizations to give preference to people of the same religion or political persuasion to promote the religious or political principles for which it's established," he finished.

"In other words, they have every right to exclude whatever they want. They don't have to put in special prayer rooms for Muslims," Pat said.

What's worse, the prayer group that was trying to form and was denied was the Muslim Students Association, a group with knows ties to the Muslim Brotherhood. But this professor doesn't really think that's relevant, nor is his connection to CAIR.

The audio read:

MONICA: Was it the Muslim Students Association, the MSA, that was trying to form on campus?

PROFESSOR JOHN BANZHAF: Yes, it was.

MONICA: Okay.

PROFESSOR JOHN BANZHAF: That's exactly what the Washington Post says.

MONICA: Do you understand that the Muslim Student Association is associated with the Muslim Brotherhood in the United States? Do you understand that?

PROFESSOR JOHN BANZHAF: I have no idea that that's true.

...

MONICA: Let me ask you this, professor. Are you working in conjunction with the Council on American Islamic Relations, CAIR, or any other group?

PROFESSOR JOHN BANZHAF: That's totally irrelevant. Why don't we talk about the legal issues. The legal issues are

MONICA: So you won't tell us whether or not you have been engaged by CAIR?

PROFESSOR JOHN BANZHAF: It doesn't make any difference. Doesn't make any difference.

Stu, Pat, and Glenn were all surprised that he tries to complain that his connections to the Muslim Brotherhood and CAIR "don't make any difference."

"Here's what you do in this information. You now know who he is. You now know exactly who he is. So if you're an attorney, you see what you can do to help. If you're a Catholic, you see what you can do to help. But you stand the line. These people are - they're everywhere. They're this easy to decode and trip up. They're this easy. It's everywhere. All you have to do is just a little bit of homework. And you trap them. And they are so arrogant," Glenn said.

2021 was a turning point for public education in America. Remote learning revealed to parents what public schools were force-feeding their kids — everything from critical race theory to the existence of infinite genders — while performance in subjects like math and reading fell across the board.

Now, school boards and teachers' unions are facing a tidal wave of parents who want to take the reins back. But school wasn’t always like this. Glenn Beck takes us back to a time before the Department of Education and asks the question: “Are our schools getting better or worse?”

American Federation for Children senior fellow Corey DeAngelis joins to expose who’s actually benefitting from our public school system — and it’s not our kids. And former Secretary of Education under President Trump Betsy DeVos explains why it’s time to abolish the department she once headed, what stopped her from doing so, and how parents can make a big difference.

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The Associated Press has issued a dire warning for abortion providers ahead of the Supreme Court's decision on Roe v. Wade.

According to an article titled "'Heightened alert’: Abortion providers brace for ruling," abortion clinics nationwide are expecting an increase in "protests, harassment, and other violence ... in states where abortion remains legal" if Roe v. Wade is overturned — as a draft opinion leaked in May suggested is likely to happen.

"On the night of last winter’s arguments before the U.S. Supreme Court in a case that could end the nationwide right to abortion, people gathered outside a clinic in New Jersey with lawn chairs, a cooler and a flaming torch — a sight that brought to mind lynchings and other horrors of the country’s racist past," the AP article began.

The article did go on to cite two incidents of extreme anti-abortion violence — "the 1993 killing of Dr. David Gunn outside a Florida abortion clinic [and] the 2015 fatal shooting of three people inside a Colorado Planned Parenthood." But there was almost no mention of the ongoing attacks on pregnancy crisis centers by pro-choice activists, including the violent group that calls itself "Jane’s Revenge."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck noted that the closest the current administration has come to calling out Jane’s Revenge was when the Department of Homeland Security published a terror advisory warning of crime on both sides of the Roe v. Wade debate earlier this month. But when was the last time you heard about violent attacks on pro-life centers in the corporate media? There have been several instances of violence by pro-choice proponents, and the Biden administration remains silent.

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GLENN: Now the righteous generation of the woke has reached such a level of holiness that it cannot possibly be contaminated by name of a less righteous monster like George Washington. Student insists the university must break its ties with white supremacy and systematic racism by canceling its 200 year old name and renaming it. Are you ready? Malcolm X University.

Disney-owned Pixar's latest animated film "Lightyear" was expected to blast off last weekend, but ended up falling way short of box office expectations.

Box office analysts expected the "Toy Story" spin-off to gross $70 million and $85 million domestically and $50-60 million in offshore markets, despite having been barred in at least 14 countries over a controversial same-sex kissing scene, but the film's total haul worldwide wound up at $85.6 million.

Earlier this year, the controversial kissing scene was apparently cut from the film, but the Disney corporation made a show of reinstating it in March amid outrage over Florida Governor Ron DeSantis' (R) Parental Rights in Education bill.

Now, why would such a woke movie flop at the box office on its opening weekend?

"Blame the fact that it doesn’t appeal to girls, blame Disney+ for stealing family moviegoers, blame the lack of an ensemble Toy Story cast, heck, blame everything as Disney/Pixar’s Lightyear didn’t do its magic by internal studio or industry standards this weekend with $51M, close to a third below its lowest $70M pre-release projection," said Deadline.com.

"Variety" lamented that the film's lofty "ambitions were thwarted by heightened competition from Universal’s behemoth 'Jurassic World: Dominion' and Paramount’s high-flying 'Top Gun: Maverick,' as well as little intrigue to watch a slightly esoteric origin story about Buzz Lightyear."

AV Club guessed that maybe "longtime fans have simply grown up and moved on and/or gotten tougher to please."

Both Vanity Fair and Movie Web seemed to think the problem was with the movie's "high concept premise" of making a film based on a film that was supposed to have inspired the Buzz Lightyear toy in "Toy Story."

On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Stu Burguiere, and Pat Gray weren't afraid to call out the obvious reason Disney's latest film fell flat: Parents are just tired of woke politics in their children's movies. It's really not that hard to figure out, Disney.

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