‘Too Much NRA Control’? SE Cupp Gets Into Heated Debate With Angela Rye on Guns

What happened?

S.E. Cupp and Angela Rye clashed during a discussion on CNN after host Brooke Baldwin asked if they agreed with President Donald Trump’s proposed measures for increased gun control.

Baldwin listed possible changes to gun laws, including raising the minimum age to purchase an AR-15 and banning bump stocks, devices that allow a semi-automatic gun to operate like an automatic one.

What did Cupp and Rye say?

Cupp agreed with Trump’s proposed measures, saying, “There are lots of things that law-abiding gun owners want to consider.”

“How many people have to die before we truly do something?” Rye objected. “These little piecemeal solutions won’t work. That means there are going to be gaping holes in the policy.”

Rye claimed that “tangible things” can be done to stop gun violence. When Cupp asked why Democrats didn’t pass this “tangible” solution when they held the White House, the House and the Senate, Rye pointed the finger at the NRA.

“I can tell you why,” she said. “Three letters. NRA. Far too much control.”

Glenn’s take:

On today’s show, Glenn and Stu listened to this clip and talked about what the National Rifle Association truly represents: everyday Americans who make up its membership. The NRA doesn’t get any votes and can’t directly affect legislation, but it does provide a voice for responsible gun owners.

“It’s not the NRA’s money,” Glenn said. “It is the NRA’s membership, people who own guns, who are law-abiding citizens, who take gun safety more seriously than anyone on television.”

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On today's radio program, Glenn Beck was joined by Bill O'Reilly to discuss the top stories of the week.

For O'Reilly, the biggest story this week centered around someone mysteriously missing from mainstream media news reports today: Mark Zuckerberg. Specifically, O'Reilly said it's the 'scandalous' way the Facebook CEO spent nearly $420 million to influence the 2020 election — and did so successfully.

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On Thursday's radio program, Grace Smith and her father, Andy, joined Glenn Beck on the phone and provided a first-hand account of Grace's refusal to wear a mask at school.

Smith, 16, began a maskless protest after her school district in Laramie, Wyoming, decided to implement a mask mandate. As a result, Grace received three suspensions, was issued two $500-citations, and was eventually arrested.

"How long were you in jail?" Glenn asked.

Grace said was taken to jail but was never booked nor was she was placed in a jail cell.

Glenn commended Grace's father, Andy, for raising such a "great citizen" and asked if it was Grace's idea to protest. Andy said it was Grace's idea, explaining that they took the position of arguing on the grounds of civil rights rather than the efficacy of wearing a mask.

Grace has since withdrawn from public school and started a home school program. She also told Glenn that she will continue to fight the school district, legally.

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It seems the Left wants a civil war and some on the Right want a national divorce. The country is split right now unlike anything Glenn Beck has ever witnessed. There are two sides: Those who want to fundamentally change this country and those who believe in KEEPING the experiment of liberty that the Founding Founders intended.

The ideological gap seems impossible to cross, but Glenn explains why he won't secede. David Reaboi, Claremont Institute senior fellow and author of "National Divorce Is Expensive, but It's Worth Every Penny," tells Glenn why a national breakup is not an impossibility just because it will be difficult.

What can we do to fight back … peacefully? How can the states that still believe in the Constitution create pockets of freedom in the shadow of tyranny? On his Wednesday night special this week, Glenn answers that and provides a road map to preserving what the Left is trying to destroy.

Finally, James Simpson, author of "Who Was Karl Marx? The Men, the Motives and the Menace Behind Today's Rampaging American Left," provides solutions on the issues the "red states" must unite around before Left and Right America officially call it quits.

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An Afghan interpreter who helped save then-Sen. Joe Biden's life in 2008 was among those stranded in Afghanistan after Biden's troop withdrawal. He has now escaped the country with his family, but not with President Biden's help.

Thanks to private organizations, including The Nazarene Fund, the interpreter and his family have now been rescued.

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