Glenn’s AR-15 stance: I can’t believe I am having this stupid discussion

On radio this morning, Glenn, Pat, and Stu continued a discussion that they had begun hours earlier during the morning production meeting about the wisdom of carrying an AR-15 into the workplace. The debate stemmed from an open letter penned by Starbucks CEO Howard Schultz asking customers to “no longer bring firearms into our stores or outdoor seating areas.” The sometimes heated conversation went on for nearly two hours, which prompted Glenn to proclaim, "I can't believe I am having this stupid discussion."

“Let me emphasize what I said at the very beginning,” Glenn said referring to the discussion in the morning meeting. “You don't know what it has taken over the last six months to get this building to be pro-gun. You as employees can come in and bring a gun.”

In response, Pat asked a question that ultimately set off a firestorm. “So tomorrow I can go ahead and bring my AR‑15 with me to work, fully loaded, and just carry it around with me all day. Right,” he asked.

“You’re being a jerk,” Glenn said to Pat, “because there’s no reason for you to do that other than to poke fingers in people’s eyes.”

Pat used the hypothetical argument that he arrives at the office at 4:30am each day – before most of the building security arrives – and carrying his AR-15 would allow him to defend himself.

“And as your employer, I so salute you for wanting to be safe and wanting to carry a gun and taking it into your own hands,” Glenn said. “And so I would say to you that is fantastic. And how many times have you gone out to the shooting range to shoot it?”

So what is Glenn’s stance exactly? He is obviously pro-Second Amendment and the policies he has implemented at TheBlaze’s Dallas offices reflect that. And he also made it clear that he has no issues with the AR-15, it just happened to be the example because that’s the type of firearm Pat owns. Glenn argued, however, that carrying an AR-15 around the office might not be the most responsible decision.

“I’m sorry, responsible human beings have a right to carry a gun, and responsible human beings need to understand other teammates might be uncomfortable with somebody brandishing a firearm,” Glenn explained. “If I want to carry a gun, I’m going to carry a gun. And if your business doesn’t want me in there, that’s OK. I’m not going to hold it against you. You have a right to do it. But as a useful member of society, I’m not going to walk around and be a jerk all the time just because I can. How is that unreasonable?”

First comes the "crisis," then comes the expansion. The federal government is seizing on the January 6 Capitol riot to take carte blanche to do whatever it wants and weaponize the event to further empower the new overlords of our country — the intelligence community.

On Glenn TV Wednesday, Glenn Beck reveals what's happening with the U.S. Capitol Police and argues they've morphed into a new arm of the intelligence apparatus, boosted by a massive increase in funding and surveillance equipment and new offices OUTSIDE the Capitol building. The Biden administration has also hidden basic details regarding January 6. Why did officials refuse to release the name of the officer who killed Ashli Babbitt? Where are the 14,000-plus hours of CCTV footage? As any intelligence organization knows, it's best to operate outside the realms of oversight.

Glenn exposes the hidden hand of government that could be used to punish and destroy innocent Americans who are only guilty of holding the "wrong" political view.

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The conditions in Afghanistan under the Taliban rule — for Americans, allies, Christians, women and more — continue to deteriorate, and the people there continue to plead that we will not forget them. On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck gave an emotional update on current evacuation efforts, including the tragic story of one girl — an American passport holder — who was not rescued in time.

"I have a pit in my stomach like I haven't had in a while. What is happening in Afghanistan is both miraculous and horrendous," Glenn began. "What's going on right now one of the most amazing things I've ever personally witnessed — the evacuation of Americans, those [Afghans] who helped us, Christians that are dying, women that are under incredible conditions. I see things that I can't show you. I see the pleadings from people who are in safe houses, 'Please, don't forget us.' I see what they're being sent by the Taliban.

"If I die today, my entire life will have been worth it for what you have helped get done, in just the last three weeks. You have saved well over 5,000 people," he continued.

Fighting back tears, Glenn added, "I ask that you pray for those in the Middle East, that are in the midst of doing work, that a Moses-style miracle will happen. ... There are several people that are in dire need of medical care. Friday, we told you — along with the congressman from Oklahoma [Rep. Markwayne Mullin] who had just returned — [about] a father and two daughters that were blue passport Americans, and a mother who had a permanent residence, a Green Card. The daughter was very ill. And they thought, that if we couldn't get her out of there, that she would lose her legs. I got a call on Saturday morning, that we were too late, that she didn't lose her legs. She lost her life, waiting. There are now two Americans, instead of three."

Glenn showered his audience with gratitude, repeating that "well over 5000" lives have already been saved because of their incredible generosity, but lamented that there are still thousands more people yet to be saved.

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Megyn Kelly pulled her sons out of the private elementary school they attended after she learned that the boys were asked "weekly" if they were still sure they were boys. But that's not all that this "experimental transgender education program" taught.

Megyn joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to tell the story, which she thought had ended when the school apologized, and to talk about what's next for America as our leaders refuse to promote actual psychological support for our kids and instead "parade" transgenderism as the solution to their problems.

"When [my son] was in third grade, I found out they unleashed a three-week experimental transgender education program on these boys, with really inappropriate videos. The kids were confused. These are 8- and 9-year-olds, Glenn. They have no idea what the school is even talking about with the trans thing. They got really in-depth, with really in-your-face videos — and then parents complained. And the school did something it hasn't done in its 400-year history, which was they apologized. Even they realized they had done wrong," Megyn explained.

"But, then I said to my son a year later, so did they ever round back to the trans thing? Like, whatever happened with it? And he said ... they bring it up every week. ... [They ask] how many people here still feel confident that they're a boy? Do you still feel sure you're a boy?" she continued. "This is not support. This is not nonbullying. This is indoctrination. And it's deeply confusing to the children, and wrong."

Megyn went on to give examples of how she's seen trans ideology turn "support, nonbullying, kindness, friendship, allyship, on its head."

"The absolute surrender of the medical community to this insanity is a scourge on this nation. It's disgusting what is happening with our doctors," she added. "There are people who are legitimately transgender, or who have gender dysphoria. And for those people, we should be supportive and they should get the care that they need. But what we've done instead, is taken everyone who expresses any kind of gender confusion and said, you're trans. You're trans. And we have our psychiatrists doing this."

"It's crazy," Megyn asserted. "The fact that we're doing this so willy-nilly in the name of allyship and support, it's abusive. It's criminal."

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