"Where's the outrage?" Glenn reacts to media coverage of Chris Lane murder

Over the weekend there was a disturbing report of a college student who was randomly shot dead by a gang of teens "just for the fun of it." We now know this young man to be 23-year-old, Australian student Chris Lane.

Lane was visiting the United States on a baseball scholarship. He was killed while jogging in a small Oklahoma town Friday night after visiting his girlfriend, Sarah Harper, of four years. Witnesses saw Lane stumble across the road and collapse, and one woman attempted CPR, but the Australian student never made it to the hospital. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The teens responsible for mercilessly gunning down Chris Harper are James Edwards - 15, Chancey Luna - 16, and Michael Jones - 17, one of which reportedly told police that they committed the ruthless act "for the fun of it."

Despite the reports that Lane was clearly targeted for an act of senseless violence, the media seems to lack outrage any outrage. (Well…most of the media. Piers Morgan did go on one of his typical anti-gun rants, despite the fact that all of the shooters were too young to legally purchase a firearm.)

Glenn highlighted the lack of outrage from the media this morning on radio, noting the hypocrisy between this and the Trayvon Martin coverage. He explained that when the story broke, he was discussing the media coverage with one of TheBlaze editors and noted that the media hasn't been talking about the killers who were so bold and shameless to say they killed Lane out of "boredom" or "for the fun of it."

Not that Glenn is really buying into the "boredom" comments. The social media activity of one of the suspected killers around the time of the murder describes how angry he was.

"It seems like such a senseless kill," Glenn said this morning. "What happened? What happened?  And the story was, is that three teenagers were out and they just decided to kill him for sport.  They just decided to kill him because they were bored.  That was the story.  And didn't have any names, didn't have any pictures, didn't have anything.  And so I sent it back and I said, "Something's missing here. Tell me anything about these kids other than they were just crazy teenagers. Tell me anything about them.  Can you?"  Well, I could find it.  I found the story.  Not in news, not in American news.  I found the story in Australia, and I sent it back to the editors and said, "Tell me about this one.  Does Australia have the story right?  And if so, why is no one reporting this story?"  Knowing the answer:  It doesn't fit the American news agenda."

"Authorities now have formally charged three teenagers yesterday afternoon for gunning down Australia student Chris Lane just for the fun of it.  James Edwards, 15; Chancey Luna 16, charged with first‑degree murder and face life in prison," Glenn continued. "They are being held without bond.  Michael Jones, 17, reportedly charged with using a vehicle to facilitate the discharge of a weapon, an accessory after the fact of murder in the first degree.  He reportedly said in court, "I pulled the trigger," but the judge told him to remain silent.  The boy cried and his bond was set at $1 million.  Three teens will be tried as adults.  A social networking page appeared ‑‑ appearing to belong to Edwards revealed a video of Edwards brandishing a gun, as well as multiple photos showing piles of cash that he says belongs to him."

"Has the president made a statement on this?" Pat asked after Glenn finished explaining the story. "Did he come out and say that if I had an illegitimate child with a white woman, he might have looked like Chris Lane? "

The unfortunate answer to that question is 'no'. But not only has the President not issued a statement, despite Lane being an international student and Australia showing outrage over the evil crime, the Obama White House apparently has no idea who Chris Lane is.

"Where is Al Sharpton?  Where is anybody else?  Where is anyone?  Where is the outrage on this?"

After imprisoning a pastor for refusing to follow COVID-19 restrictions, Canadian officials barricaded his church. And when some church members retaliated by tearing down part of the fence, Canadian Mounties arrived in riot gear.

Rebel News Founder Ezra Levant joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to give his insight on the crazy situation. He described the new, armed police presence surrounding GraceLife Church in Edmonton, Alberta, and how it not only encouraged hundreds of protesters to stand with the church in support but forced congregation members underground to worship as well.

What's happening is eerily similar to what occurs everyday in China, Levant says, and it must stop. Who would have thought this type of tyranny would be so close to home?

Watch the video below to hear Ezra describe the religious persecution taking place in Canada.


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Enough prayers? Why is supposed Catholic Joe Biden suggesting that Congress ought to stop praying for after someone commits acts of gun violence?

On Friday, Stu Burguiere and Pat Gray filled in for Glenn and discussed President Joe Biden's remarks during his speech on gun control. "Enough prayers. Time for some action," Biden said. Stu and Pat were surprised how dismissive Biden appeared to be on the idea of prayer.

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Just days after Canadian pastor James Coates was released from prison for refusing to bow to COVID-19 lockdown restrictions, several police officers showed up at another church to ensure restrictions were being followed. But Polish pastor Artur Pawlowski of the Cave of Adullam Church in Alberta, Canada, knew his rights, telling the cops not to come back until they had a warrant in hand.

Filling in for Glenn Beck on the radio program this week, Pat Gray and Stu Burguiere played a video of the interaction.

"Please get out. Please get out of this property immediately. Get out!" Pawlowski can be heard yelling at the six officers who entered his church.

"Out! Out! Out! Get out of this property immediately until you come back with a warrant," he continued. "Go out and don't come back. I don't want to talk to you. You Nazis, Gestapo is not allowed here! ... Nazis are not welcome here! Do not come back you Nazi psychopaths. Unbelievable sick, evil people. Intimidating people in a church during the Passover! You Gestapo, Nazi, communist fascists! Don't you dare come back here!"

Watch this clip to see the heated exchange:

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One of the most dangerous existential threats to the United States is Critical Race Theory, or CRT. As Glenn Beck has exposed over the past year, CRT is gaining momentum and has been preached in our universities for a while now.

Then last August, leaked documents revealed that Marxism, activist ideology of Black Lives Matter, is making its way into grade school classrooms across the country. And since then, things have only gotten more intense.

On next week's Wednesday night special, Glenn will expose the new ways progressives are systematically indoctrinating our kids and culture with this dangerous ideology. But first, it's crucial that you know what your kids may already be learning.

"What I'm about to show you is just the beginning," Glenn said, introducing the leaked documents.

"I found it shocking that Black Lives Matter supporters have developed lesson plans that start from preschool all the way up to the 12th grade," he continued. "Do you know the money it would take to tailor things ... and get it out to the schools and the unions for each age, to be able to brainwash the kids on Marxism and how to destroy capitalism by using race, sexual orientation, and gender?

"Our children don't stand a chance," Glenn added later. "They're not being taught anything except how to be radical activists. What the hell has happened?"

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