‘We pray for you’: Children of gun instructor killed in tragic accident offer powerful message of love

Late last month, shooting instructor Charles Vacca was tragically killed after a nine-year-old girl lost control of the automatic weapon he was showing her how to use. The 39-year-old father of four was an instructor at the Last Stop outdoor shooting range in White Hills, Arizona. Less than a month after the tragic accident, Vacca’s children have released an incredible message of love and forgiveness to the nine-year-old girl.

“Today we bring you a story of something that you never think of being good. Out of the ashes grow the roses of success,” Glenn said on radio this morning. “This is one of the most tragic things ever, not just for the man, not just for the man's family, but for the little girl. She will forever carry [that] around.”

The Vacca family’s attorneys - Marc Lamber and James Goodnow of Fennemore Craig – released the video message from the children late last week.

"We don’t know your name, but we are connected by this tragedy. In the news, we are just called ‘ the family,’ ‘the 9-year-old girl,’ ‘the instructor,’ but we do have names. Our names are Ashley, Elizabeth, Tylor and Christopher. We are Charlie Vacca’s kids. We wanted you to know something about him. Our dad wasn’t just an instructor. He was funny, strong, a protector, a hero and our friend. He was a good man.

"You’re only 9 years old. We think about you. We are worried about you. We pray for you. And we wish you peace. Our dad would want the same thing.

"Like you, we are living through this tragic event that we cannot shut off. It’s with us all the time. Our dad would want you to know that you should move forward with your life. You should not let this define you. You should love yourself and love your family. Someday we hope we can meet you, hug you and tell you that it’s okay."

“Their father is unbelievably proud of them,” Glenn said tearfully after listening to the video. “How beautiful. How remarkable.”

While the message is inspiring on its own, Glenn and Pat were particularly struck by the unbelievable maturity and courage displayed by the children in the wake of such tragedy. Furthermore, that forgiveness will hopefully, in time, ease the pain and uncertainty the nine-year-old girl is dealing with.

“To have that forgiveness, and that reaching out from that family, has to mean absolutely everything in her life right now,” Pat concluded. “That's got to be such a move of healing. They may have saved her life.”

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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Joe Biden's administration is getting ready for something historic, but we're all being distracted. And now that Biden has hired at least 14 former or current executives from Big Tech — experts at colluding to censor unflattering news about Biden — Americans must be laser-focused on what's coming.

On January 20, the most corrupt president in American history will be inaugurated, and it looks like some of his cabinet choices were picked specifically so everything just – poof – goes away. The administration nominees appear to be all about preserving corruption, crony capitalism, and executing a Great Reset. Those same people also have one more thing in common: Ukraine.

On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn exposes their radical agenda in their own words and gives U.S. senators the questions they must ask before confirming corrupt nominees to some of the highest offices in the country.


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