Senate candidate Chris McDaniel breaks down the importance of the Hobby Lobby SCOTUS case

On Tuesday, the Supreme Court began hearing oral arguments in the case of Sebelius vs. Hobby Lobby Stores, Inc. Hobby Lobby is contesting a part of Obamacare that stipulates employers must to provide healthcare that covers all forms of contraception at no cost to their employees. While Hobby Lobby has agreed to offer plans that cover a majority of contraceptives at not cost, the contends providing no-cost access to emergency contraception like Plan B violates their religious freedom. On his Facebook and Twitter accounts yesterday, Glenn encouraged his followers to “pray for those who are taking a stand for religious freedom like Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby."

On radio this morning, Mississippi State Senator Chris McDaniel joined Glenn to discuss his U.S. Senate campaign against longtime incumbent Senator Thad Cochran (R-MS) and the Hobby Lobby case.

In addition to being a FreedomWorks endorsed candidate, McDaniel is particularly expert in Obamacare. In 2010, McDaniel served as the state of Mississippi’s lead council in its lawsuit against Obamacare.

“I represented now governor Phil Bryant in a class action, and we fought Obamacare all the way to the Supreme Court,” McDaniel explained. “I did that free of charge, pro bono, on behalf of the people, on behalf of my governor, and behalf of the Constitution,”

When it comes to the Hobby Lobby case, Glenn asked McDaniel why Americans should be paying attention.

“Religious liberties are fundamental – as fundamental as they get… So we're watching this case very closely because it is a large case in regards to religious liberties. And if an American citizen has a deeply held religious belief, it is absolutely not the right of the government… to force that American citizen to violate those beliefs,” McDaniel said. “To me this case is very simple. To the extent the government tried to violate those beliefs or coerce a person to do something they find objectionable, it is absolutely unconstitutional. We've seen evidence of that in lower court rulings, and I'm hoping the Supreme Court finally has a glimmer of common sense and rules correctly in this regard.”

As McDaniel explained, this case involves courageous Americans standing up not only for their faith but for their rights. For that reason alone, Americans of all backgrounds and ideologies should take notice.

“To be forced to do anything against our deeply held beliefs, is on its face, unconstitutional if you really still believe in the First Amendment as it’s written. And there are those of us that still believe that Amendments mean exactly what they say they mean,” McDaniel said. “We have to learn again to stand up for our rights. They are being eroded. They are being taken away. And we have to find strong courageous people that will say, ‘You know what? We're not going to go down this path any longer. We're going to stands up to this government and stands up to those who would dare reduce our rights.”

You can learn more about McDaniel’s Senate campaign HERE.

Eric Weinstein, managing director of investment firm Thiel Capital and host of "The Portal" podcast, is not a conservative, but he says conservative and center-right-affiliated media are the only ones who will still allow oppositional voices.

On "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week, Eric told Glenn that the center-left media, which "controls the official version of events for the country," once welcomed him, but that all changed about eight years ago when they started avoiding any kind of criticism by branding those who disagree with them as "alt-right, far-right, neo-Nazi, etc.," even if they are coming from the left side of the aisle. But their efforts to discredit critical opinions don't stop there. According to Eric, there is a strategy being employed to destroy our national culture and make sure Americans with opposing views do not come together.

"We're trifling with the disillusionment of our national culture. And our national culture is what animates the country. If we lose the culture, the documents will not save us," Eric said. "I have a very strongly strategic perspective, which is that you save things up for an emergency. Well, we're there now."

In the clip below, Eric explains why, after many requests over the last few years, he finally agreed to this podcast.

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Glenn Beck: Why MLK's pledge of NONVIOLENCE is the key to saving America

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Listen to the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s pledge of nonviolence and really let it sink in: "Remember always that the nonviolent movement seeks justice and reconciliation — not victory."

On the radio program, Glenn Beck shared King's "ten commandments" of nonviolence and the meaning behind the powerful words you may never have noticed before.

"People will say nonviolent resistance is a method of cowards. It is not. It takes more courage to stand there when people are threatening you," Glenn said. "You're not necessarily the one who is going to win. You may lose. But you are standing up with courage for the ideas that you espouse. And the minute you engage in the kind of activity that the other side is engaging in, you discredit the movement. You discredit everything we believe in."

Take MLK's words to heart, America. We must stand with courage, nonviolently, with love for all, and strive for peace and rule of law, not "winning."

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Conservatives are between a rock and a hard place with Section 230 and Big Tech censorship. We don't want more government regulation, but have we moved beyond the ability of Section 230 reforms to rein in Big Tech's rising power?

Rachel Bovard, Conservative Partnership Institute's senior director of policy, joined the Glenn Beck radio program to give her thoughts and propose a possibly bipartisan alternative: enforcing our existing antitrust laws.

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Dan Bongino, host of The Dan Bongino Show, is an investor in Parler — the social media platform that actually believes in free speech. Parler was attacked by Big Tech — namely Amazon, Apple, and Google — earlier this week, but Bongino says the company isn't giving up without a fight. In fact, he says, he's willing to go bankrupt over this one.

Dan joined Glenn Beck on the radio program to detail what he calls a "smear" campaign behind the scenes, and how he believes we can move forward from Big Tech's control.

"You have no idea how bad this was behind the scenes," Dan told Glenn. "I know you're probably thinking ... well, how much worse can the attack on Parler have gotten than three trillion-dollar companies — Amazon, Apple, and Google — all seemingly coordinated to remove your business from the face of the Earth? Well, behind the scenes, it's even worse. I mean, there are smear campaigns, pressure campaigns ... lawyers, bankers, everyone, to get this company ... wiped from the face of the earth. It's incredible."

Dan emphasized that he would not give up without a fight, because what's he's really fighting for is the right to free speech for all Americans, regardless of their political opinions, without fear of being banned, blacklisted, or losing jobs and businesses.

"I will go bankrupt. I will go absolutely destitute before I let this go," he said. "I have had some very scary moments in my life and they put horse blinders on me. I know what matters now. It's not money. It's not houses. It's none of that crap. It's this: the ability to exist in a free country, where you can express your ideas freely."

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