Apparently religious liberty doesn't apply to Christians in Pakistan

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Today is the last chance for Asia Bibi, a Christian woman in Pakistan who's been sentenced to death for her faith. She was sentenced to death by hanging in 2010. Her crime? On a hot day, thirsty and overworked, she drank from the same water container as some Islamic women she was working with. They demanded she convert to Islam. Then, they say, she insulted Muhammed, the Muslim prophet. She denies having ever done so. She only wanted a drink of water from a dirty water container. But even if she did, what insult would ever be bad enough to warrant death by hanging?

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How, in 2018, is it still okay for a country to have anti-blasphemy laws that carry automatic death sentences? Laws that are widely backed by millions of people, by the way, so this is no radical idea.

Today is the last chance Bibi has to appeal her death sentence.

Her lawyer spoke with journalists:

"I am a 100 percent sure she will be acquitted. She has a very good case."

But even if she succeeds, she would remain in prison for years.

Her lawyer is himself in great danger, simply by defending her. He has around-the-clock security at his house.

"I have lost my health," he told journalists. "I am a high blood pressure patient, my privacy is totally lost. You have to be in hiding. [Everyone knows who I am, and they] look at this house and they know this is the home of a person who can be killed at any time by angry mullahs."

He also has watched as others who tried to defend Bibi have been murdered. This level of intolerance is nauseating. It's barbaric. Yet you will not hear about it on college campuses. You won't see it reported on any mainstream network. You won't read about it in the New York Times. Apparently religious liberties don't apply to Christians. Because a woman is being sentenced to death for being a Christian. By a government. Not by some radical faction, either.

How long are we going to skirt around such dangerous ideas?

How long are we going to skirt around such dangerous ideas? How long are feminists and social justice types going to scream about mansplaining yet remain silent on atrocities like those happening all throughout the world in the name of a certain religion. Forgive me if I don't even want to say the name. The cost of misspeaking is just too high.

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn read something you've probably never heard before: a section of the earliest known draft of the Declaration of Independence, written by Thomas Jefferson in July 1776 and lost for more than a century and a half.

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On the radio program Monday, Glenn Beck, Pat Gray, and Stu Burguiere reacted to a recent Washington Post op-ed in which the author, Ron Charles, suggests that "as Confederate statues finally tumble across America, [and] television networks are marching through their catalogues looking to take down racially offensive content," perhaps the next items that should be up on the cancel-culture chopping block are "problematic books."

"Monuments celebrating racist traitors, which were erected to fabricate history and terrify black Americans, are not works of art that deserve our respect or preservation. Similarly, scenes of modern-day white comedians reenacting minstrel-show caricatures are not ironical interrogations of racism that we have to stomach any longer. But complex works of literature are large, they contain multitudes," Charles wrote.

He goes on to argue that "calibrating our Racism Detector to spot only a few obvious sins" is but an insidious source of self-satisfaction when compared to the process of critical debate on the values and intentions of history's literary legends.

"If cancel culture has a weakness, it's that it risks short-circuiting the process of critical engagement that leads to our enlightenment," Charles wrote. "Scanning videos for blackface or searching text files for the n-word is so much easier than contending with, say, the systemic tokenism of TV rom-coms or the unbearable whiteness of Jane Austen."

Could cancel culture really spiral all the way down to book burning? In the clip below, Glenn, Pat, and Stu agreed that this radical progressive movement is really about erasing America's history and overturning the foundation of our country. The fundamental transformation of America is happening now.

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It's been a tough year, America. Our news media is inundating us with images of destruction, violence, and division in attempts not only to desecrate our nation, but to make us turn our backs on it. That's why now, more than ever, we need to take an up-close look at America's history to remember what it is we're fighting for and how to fight for it with practical action.

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"Restoring Hope" has been a labor of love for Glenn and his team and tonight is the night! "Restoring the Covenant" was supposed to take place in Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Gettysburg and Washington D.C. but thanks to COVID-19, that plan had to be scrapped. "Restoring Hope" is what was left after having to scrap nearly two years of planning. The Herald Journal in Idaho detailed what the event was supposed to be and what it turned into. Check out the article below to get all the details.

Glenn Beck discusses patriotic, religious program filmed at Idaho ranch

On July 2, commentator Glenn Beck and his partners will issue a challenge from Beck's corner of Franklin County to anyone who will listen: "Learn the truth, commit to the truth, then act on the truth."

Over the last few weeks, he has brought about 1,000 people to his ranch to record different portions of the program that accompanies the challenge. On June 19, about 400 members of the Millennial Choir and Orchestra met at West Side High School before boarding WSSD buses to travel to a still spring-green section of Beck's ranch to record their portion of the program.

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