Ralph Reed: It is time to take on the raging, global war against faith

On radio this morning, Glenn welcomed Ralph Reed of the Faith & Freedom Coalition to the program to discuss the growing war on faith worldwide. The Faith & Freedom Coalition has launched a campaign entitled “Demand Religious Freedom,” which seeks to shed light on the persecution of Christians and Jews in the Middle East and elsewhere and to demand action from the Obama Administration.

Throughout his presidency, Obama has not been particularly vocal or vigilant in advocating for religious freedom, so Glenn asked Reed why his group has chosen to bring forth this campaign and petition at this point in time. As Reed described, the rise of radical Islam throughout the Middle East has put Jews and Christians in the region in particular danger.

“There is a war against faith that is raging around the world, particularly and most violently in the Middle East, where you now have a safe sanctuary for a uniquely violent, vicious, and psychotic form of Islam under the leadership of ISIS that stretches from the banks of the Euphrates outside of Damascus to the banks of the Tigris outside of Baghdad,” Reed explained. “And they are driving tens of thousands of Christians out of Mosul, giving them the option of either to convert, live under subjection of radical Islam, or be murdered.”

The Faith & Freedom Coalition was recently in the news for its work to free Mariam Ibrahim from a Sudanese prison. Earlier this year, Ibrahim was sentenced to death by hanging for refusing to renounce her Christian faith, but she was ultimately freed in an unprecedented decision.

“We have not seen this kind of rampage against people of faith, this kind of persecution in centuries in the Middle East,” Reed said. “It's not anywhere else in the world. So what we've done we've launched – as we did on the Mariam Ibrahim case – we've launched a nationwide petition claim.”

“Our goal is to get over a million Americans to sign this petition to the White House, to the State Department, and to every member of the Senate of the House,” he continued, “demanding that religious freedom and protection of Christians and other persecuted religious minorities occupy the centerpiece of the conduct of our foreign policy.”

Ultimately, Reed believes the right leadership can once again make the United States the global leader and advocate for religious freedom. He hopes getting Americans to sign the Faith & Freedom Coalition petition will at least make the U.S. government aware of how the people fell.

“What it demonstrates, Glenn, is that leadership matters,” Reed concluded. “Nobody thought we would be able to get Mariam Ibrahim out of Sudan. That's one of the most brutal and inhuman places on the planet… We need to take that kind of moral action right now for our other brothers and sisters around the world who are suffering and who are in danger even as we speak this morning.”

You can sign the Demand Religious Action petition HERE.

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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"Never forget" is not only a tribute to those we've lost, it's a warning that it could happen AGAIN. On "Glenn TV" Wednesday, Glenn Beck looks back 20 years ago to the modern generation's Pearl Harbor moment. A day of infamy we're STILL feeling repercussions from.

But in remembering 9/11, we need to look toward the future because the Biden administration is setting us up for the NEXT 9/11. They bungled the Afghanistan withdrawal, and now we have video of top al Qaeda commanders — who served with Osama bin Laden — returning to the country. But could America survive another terror attack?

Glenn asks former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani, the leader who brought America back from the brink. He tells Glenn about the moment he learned the Twin Towers were struck, the actions he took to prevent more terrorism, and if he thinks NYC could survive another attack under Mayor de Blasio's leadership.

Glenn is also joined by Rev. Johnnie Moore, author of "The Next Jihad." He warns that Biden's policies in the Middle East are Obama 2.0, and "if you thought ISIS was bad, you haven't seen anything yet. We must keep our eyes on Iran."

Watch the full episode of "Glenn TV" below:


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Glenn Beck and The Nazarene Fund have been working tirelessly to evacuate Americans and our allies from Afghanistan, thanks to the U.S. government's failure to do so. But it's been far from easy. A recent Newsweek article, titled "Taliban Holds Up Glenn Beck Group's Planes," addressed some of the most recent challenges. The article claimed that six planes — filled with Americans and SIVs ready for takeoff — were "grounded by the Taliban amid negotiations with the U.S. State Department." So, what's actually going on? Why is the State Department meddling in the rescue? And what are the next steps to get these Americans home?

Watch the video clip below to hear Glenn breaks down the whole story:

UPDATE: Leaked Email Shows State Department STILL Blocking Afghanistan Rescue Flights


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