Stripping Americans of their Second Amendment rights

The government may not need to pass new legislation to strip away the Second Amendment rights of American citizens. As Glenn found out from his guests tonight, people are already coming under attack from an overbearing government.

Keith Pantaleon was in his apartment in New Jersey when police came into his apartment with his landlord so they could get access to the boiler for the building. Keith had his gun in a case inside of his daily planner, and when he went to exit his room was shocked when the officers pushed through his bedroom door and arrested him when they saw his gun on the bed.

"They were there without probable cause," Pantaleon explained.

He claimed that the cops threatened him and told him that they wish they knew he had a gun because they would be wiping his blood off the floor.

Pantaleon told Glenn that all of his guns were purchased legally.

The other shocking story came from Eileen Hart, who objected to a mandatory property evaluation that would have raised her taxes by $1,000 a year. She went to a Tax Dispute Forum where she read The Constitution aloud in protest, and called one of the appraisers a "pencil pusher". One of the tax officials told the police that Hart claimed she would return with a gun, and she was arrested when she returned home for making terrorist threats.

Hart's guns were confiscated and she still faces criminal charges.

"If reading the Constitution and petitioning the government against something that goes against the will of the people, then we're living in Hitler's America. We've reached that point," Hart told Glenn.

Glenn cautioned that these stories are still at the beginning of going through the criminal justice system and it may be too soon to form judgement.

Sen. Ted Cruz: NOBODY should be afraid of Trump's Supreme Court justice pick

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to weigh in on President Donald Trump's potential Supreme Court nominees and talk about his timely new book, "One Vote Away: How a Single Supreme Court Seat Can Change History."

Sen. Cruz argued that, while Congressional Democrats are outraged over President Trump's chance at a third court appointment, no one on either side should be afraid of a Supreme Court justice being appointed if it's done according to the founding documents. That's why it's crucial that the GOP fills the vacant seat with a true constitutionalist.

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Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) joined Glenn Beck on the radio program Wednesday to talk about why he believes President Donald Trump will nominate Judge Amy Coney Barrett to fill the Supreme Court vacancy created by Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's death.

Lee, a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee that will consider and vote on the nominee, also weighed in on another Supreme Court contender: Judge Barbara Lagoa. Lee said he would not be comfortable confirming Lagoa without learning more about her history as it pertains to upholding the U.S. Constitution.

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This week on the Glenn Beck Podcast, Glenn spoke with Vox co-founder Matthew Yglesias about his new book, "One Billion Americans: The Case for Thinking Bigger."

Matthew and Glenn agree that, while conservatives and liberals may disagree on a lot, we're not as far apart as some make it seem. If we truly want America to continue doing great things, we must spend less time fighting amongst ourselves.

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'A convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists': Why is the New York Times defending George Soros?

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On the "Glenn Beck Radio Program" Tuesday, Glenn discussed the details of a recent New York Times article that claims left-wing billionaire financier George Soros "has become a convenient boogeyman for misinformation artists who have falsely claimed that he funds spontaneous Black Lives Matter protests as well as antifa, the decentralized and largely online, far-left activist network that opposes President Trump."

The Times article followed last week's bizarre Fox News segment in which former House Speaker Newt Gingrich appeared to be censored for criticizing Soros (read more here). The article also labeled Glenn a "conspiracy theorist" for his tweet supporting Gingrich.

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