Alabama’s Abortion Ban; Trump’s War on Congress: A Closer Look

  • Published on May 17, 2019
  • Seth takes a closer look at the president arguing in court that Congress can’t investigate him as Republicans wage a war on reproductive rights.
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  • vertabrate1
    vertabrate1 Day ago

    omg when you thought alabama could not get more backward..

  • Leonard Weisfeld
    Leonard Weisfeld 3 days ago

    6:31 Every time i see the Rep logo with the upsidedown pentagrams, i recall how i first saw it on the Daily Show with Jon Stewart, and waited for a joke about Reps and Satanism that never came. I'm sure there's another reason that i just haven't heard yet.

  • TheAnnArnold
    TheAnnArnold 3 days ago

    The way Kavanaugh sniffles all the time with NO tears, I cannot help but think he’s got a cocaine problem. 🤷🏻‍♀️

  • marc bell
    marc bell 3 days ago

    The Egyptians had a plant they used to cause abortions. It has however become extinct.

  • Ali La Pointe
    Ali La Pointe 4 days ago

    Thats not fair you attacked him and his family. No wonder he hates the left. Its a perfectly normal reaction

  • paul1x1
    paul1x1 4 days ago

    Alex Jones has got to be the next trump nominee for the supreme court

  • Might Guy
    Might Guy 4 days ago

    Conservatism and Christianity should be considered metal illnesses.

  • Nicki nurse
    Nicki nurse 4 days ago

    Stop commingling the abortion issue with the trump problem. Most of us true christians are against abortion...that doesn't mean we have fallen for Don the Con (who has probably paid for a few abortions in his time I'm sure). Abortion is wrong just as surely as trump is a crook. Reproductive rights in this day & age should mean you have the right to birth control....the right to not get pregnant if you're not ready to reproduce. There is a big difference between preventing pregnancy & murdering a baby. Life begins at the DNA test .We ARE NOT TALKING ABOUT THE WOMAN'S BODY...WE ARE TALKING ABOUT A DIFFERENT INDIVIDUALS BODY. If we treated cancer the way some politicians want to talk about a pregnancy , it doesn't count until it's big enough to pop out of the womans belly & be seen from outside....we'd have a lot more cancer deaths. But NO we recognize that cancer is cancer even when it's small & we treat it as such. If you want to keep YOUR body from reproducing...either dont have sex or have safe sex. But if you're too irresponsible to do murdering a child should not be an option in a civilized society.

  • James Murtaugh
    James Murtaugh 6 days ago

    50 Years almost. The foundation of the puritan's platform. Boy, if we can just get abortion banned, every thing else will just fall into place.

  • lydia woodard
    lydia woodard 6 days ago

    Kavvy's Wifey Looks so SAD she looks like I'm Trapped in this Hell Hole of a Marriage, she looks like she's about to Cry a Nervous Breakdown.

  • Conrad Werner
    Conrad Werner 6 days ago

    Lots of people seem to suffer from rectal-cranial inversion... Must not have a very good sense of smell

  • Rhonda Perkins
    Rhonda Perkins 7 days ago

    Abortion is a result of a society not placing value on all life. Having a heart for children would mean raising our children knowing the simple difference between good and bad. Protecting women's rights would not be an issue if women were safe because they were protected by men and woman who were raised with the knowledge and wisdom that comes from drawing a line in the sand between what is good (kind) and what is bad (hurtful). Apparently, it is going to take fathers and mothers, brothers and sister's experiencing the full consequences of their fellow mankind's actions before our society will stop wasting lives talking about apples and oranges and choose what is right for all of our children. Improve all life by drawing a line in the sand between what is good and what is bad. Only than can we begin to truly improve all mankind.

  • K Kellel
    K Kellel 7 days ago +2

    You have a WEIRDLY good Nick Cage impression

  • rielle hunter
    rielle hunter 7 days ago

    the loser baptists knows this is their last gasp for pro life laws...we should persecute baptists as a way of life,,it should be taught in every school how to persecute baptists

  • Thomas Panto
    Thomas Panto 8 days ago

    Cavanaugh says, ''Libtard''s are guilty and must prove themselves innocent.

  • Frank Buii
    Frank Buii 8 days ago

    Seth Meyers was born to shame his family, he is one of the dumbest talk show host, a despicable and disgraced individual.

  • Thomas Panto
    Thomas Panto 8 days ago

    Save HUMANS, NOT MEAT. . In both Body and in Mind, ''HUMAN'' is a half Billion years of accumulating WISDOM shared across time and across ALL of our countless generations from LOVING HAND to BELOVED HAND . . NOT MEAT . . HUMAN MINDS invented ABORTION to SAVE the HUMAN Mother, her HUMAN Family and their HUMAN Future from the FAILURE of our medieval military ''civilizations'' to support HUMAN Life.

  • Curt Stolpe
    Curt Stolpe 8 days ago

    So this is what Seth Meyers does, the same thing Colbert does YAAWWWNNN zzzzzzzzxzz

  • guywhousesyewtube
    guywhousesyewtube 8 days ago

    The Alabama law objectively contradicts logic and science.

    CABBAGE MEMES 8 days ago +1

    *ALABAMA 100*

  • charzand
    charzand 9 days ago

    *No, now brothers and sisters can have kids.

  • koprowsk
    koprowsk 9 days ago

    I used to watch Seth Meyers on SNL and most of the time I did not find him funny. I do not find him funny at all now that he is has his own show.

  • nzcln.89gmailcom
    nzcln.89gmailcom 9 days ago

    Women have a choice about their body don't get pregnant.

  • Bunchoffuckingbullshit

    Anger and frustration are running so high at this point, that I'm afraid we will soon see a rash of assassination attempts...from BOTH sides. We are entering a very dark period in our nation's history.

  • Gary Wilson
    Gary Wilson 10 days ago

    The republicans are now outright refusing to give in to the oversight committee, powered by trumps bravado and authoritarian rule. The amount of damage, perhaps irreversible that trump and the republicans have caused is a disaster for world wide democracy. He has influenced far right governments world wide, and our fundamental human rights are at stake. Meanwhile, Putin is laughing and rubbing his hands together in delight at the fact the west is falling apart. Those stupid fools who support Trump will soon realise how much damage they are responsible for when there kids are governed under a dictatorship in the near future, mark my words. Authoritarianism and fascism is only a generation away.

  • molly cruz
    molly cruz 10 days ago

    Whatever happened to the 'morning after pill'?

  • 2Fat2Vlog
    2Fat2Vlog 11 days ago

    Chaos is a ladder.

  • Arena Rat
    Arena Rat 11 days ago

    seth meyers is human filth

  • Shoba Singh
    Shoba Singh 11 days ago

    Kavanaugh face looks like he has a poopy diaper and he got a whiff of his own dodo.

  • Ariel Cotton
    Ariel Cotton 11 days ago

    I don't find this a laughing matter. I had an incest child and I love my son no matter how he was brought into this world. People are so quick to kill a child that had no say so. I had my son at 15 and I can say G-d had provided for me.
    It's not a right to kill a child. I don't see why people see abortion as the only option. How can you hate a baby for something they have no conscience about? Evil. Pure evil.

  • DaFiresMen
    DaFiresMen 12 days ago +1

    Just as Republicans were calling for all Illegal immigrants sent to sanctuary cities, all children in the adoption system should be sent to these pro lifers.

  • moonlily1
    moonlily1 12 days ago +1

    "Who was this guy's sex ed teacher?"
    Nobody. It's Alabama. IF there's any sex ed NOW, it's "abstinence only", but he's a Gen-X'r, at that time there was no sex ed taught in Alabama. In health class in 7th grade he would have learned about sperm and eggs and fallopian tubes and urethas and vas deferens, but that's it. You find out that conception occurs when the sperm meets egg, and from there on the lesson stops and that section is done, now you're moving on to something else. Then you forget most of the little bit they did learn in a year or so because it's never mentioned again. They think life begins at conception because their knowledge of sex education ends.

  • Jen Nelson
    Jen Nelson 12 days ago

    I wish Brett Kavanaugh would just shove his fist in his own mouth and leave it there.

  • Tarot of Happiness
    Tarot of Happiness 12 days ago

    California"s governor has invited poot women from no-choice States to come to California to get their procedures done for free on Medi-Cal.

  • colson skur
    colson skur 12 days ago

    seth meyers is the worst. He ought to grow a brain of his own one day.

  • Emerin
    Emerin 13 days ago +1

    Good God, your politicians are even more retarded than ours! It takes two to tango you stupid twats... but only women are punished here. That's at the best of times, not even talking about rape.
    edit: Excuse me :p

  • ra ra
    ra ra 13 days ago

    When I grew up in Alabama, boys learned to ride bicycles, and girls practiced falling down stairs....

  • Daniel Evans
    Daniel Evans 13 days ago

    That still doesn't get the statements or investigate evidence from those that tried to contact the FBI when they were given orders to investigate Brett.
    *Maybe the military investigators that aid the FBI and CIA can show something different... Like say, actual work done on an investigation.*

  • blue genes
    blue genes 13 days ago +10

    Never ceases to amaze me. The same fuckwits who can't distinguish embryos from infants any more than they can distinguish their own irrelevant woo from secular law and policy feel qualified to lecture their intellectual betters on the fundamentals of pregnancy and parenthood.
    Actually, the only thing that surprises me is that i retain the capacity to be surprised at all.

    • Jay Pallares
      Jay Pallares 3 days ago

      That's some sad truths u speak.i weep 4 amerikkka

  • Daniel Marsala
    Daniel Marsala 13 days ago

    I'll vote for Warren

  • Daniel Marsala
    Daniel Marsala 13 days ago

    Bank of America/Bank Robber

  • Daniel Marsala
    Daniel Marsala 13 days ago

    Wells Fargo/Bank Robber

  • Walter Archibald
    Walter Archibald 14 days ago +1

    Brett, the Alcoholic Supreme Court Justice.

  • Walter Archibald
    Walter Archibald 14 days ago

    more tougher...American grammar

  • Moonlit
    Moonlit 14 days ago

    I need a Polex watch. 😊🕗

  • Vivian Boone
    Vivian Boone 14 days ago

    one congressma thought that rape kits prevent pregnancy

  • sam getalong
    sam getalong 14 days ago

    weekly abortions for everyone.

  • pat hayes
    pat hayes 14 days ago

    Watch how sad Kavanaugh's wife is as she watches him testify. A lot of pain there.

  • Tee Spenc
    Tee Spenc 15 days ago

    All I have to say is the people who think this law is a good thing you are a monster there's men raping children in this world you really want do that to them

  • Annie Thin
    Annie Thin 15 days ago

    Sounds most Americans are dump, especially the politicians.

  • Sheryl Bawa
    Sheryl Bawa 15 days ago


  • Artem Bentsionov
    Artem Bentsionov 15 days ago +1

    Isn’t one of the Congress’s Constitutionally-mandated functions to impeach the President if they have justifiable cause?

  • KittyBear
    KittyBear 15 days ago


  • Omer mirza
    Omer mirza 15 days ago

    America is going on war with CHINA nad you need human power to fight it......ban abortion so usefull miltants can be born grown and send to afghanistan ; no china i mean for war

  • Zoe Du Jour
    Zoe Du Jour 15 days ago

    6:55 had me cry laughing. :'D

  • Tracy Allen
    Tracy Allen 15 days ago +1

    I know you guys need a break but it seems like you’re gone when we need you most! 😳
    Bob Mueller spoke… Cover up USS John McCain… This stuff is crazy! We need to laugh so PLEASE hurry back🙏

  • Maria Pennicott
    Maria Pennicott 15 days ago

    Who vote for these clowns? Wow they are dumber than rock

  • Paper St.
    Paper St. 15 days ago

    Sick burn.
    Boycott Alabama. She's blatantly trying to curry favor with the right...
    If you don't know what you're talking about, you should not get to make such important decisions.

  • mojako47
    mojako47 15 days ago

    Well there is one bill I agree about banning abortion.. human rights sucks when you kill an innocent life...

  • Fancy Nancy
    Fancy Nancy 15 days ago

    Governor of Alabama is a horrid cow.

  • Laura Sparks
    Laura Sparks 16 days ago +1

    You mean that Kavanagh thing is almost a year ago now???

  • Laura Sparks
    Laura Sparks 16 days ago

    Unless a chick is on some sort of aggressive fertility program - there is every possible range of at what point in the pregnancy it can be discovered, up to the moment of delivery. Typically, it can be somewhere around the late 3rd or early 4th trimester - but there is just no telling and no one, not the woman herself or the most expert clinician can really know or judge - least of all, dudes or anyone, who barely passed biology.

  • Laura Sparks
    Laura Sparks 16 days ago

    More tuffer ....

  • adrienne
    adrienne 16 days ago

    Fascism will come to America wrapped in a flag carrying a bible.

  • Marilyn Hibbs
    Marilyn Hibbs 16 days ago


  • Tori Gratton
    Tori Gratton 17 days ago +2

    So basicly it's no longer a democracy over in the USA it is becoming a dictatorship.

    • Tori Gratton
      Tori Gratton 12 days ago

      @Tee Spenc thankfully I get to say no!!!

    • Tee Spenc
      Tee Spenc 15 days ago +1

      The moment you are debating if women should have representative rights is the moment your being treated like cattle

  • Roger Cardillo
    Roger Cardillo 17 days ago

    Men's club assholes have ruined this country

  • Roger Cardillo
    Roger Cardillo 17 days ago

    Our country is gone. Not that it was ever great. Built on racism.

  • Burnell Browne
    Burnell Browne 17 days ago +2

    kavanaugh is another trump dick licker/sucker.

  • starks tony
    starks tony 17 days ago

    These old motherfukers don't care about nobody but they money and they f****** self preservation

  • Paper St.
    Paper St. 17 days ago +1

    The. Horror.

    Th. Horror

  • Thomas D
    Thomas D 17 days ago

    I think it is time to make a legislation on how to dispose of our sperm. No sperm shall be wasted for it is LIFE! I suggest to deliver our sperm production to the closest sperm bank under penalty of a fine or even jail time.
    If you can make law on how to govern a women's body, we should see how it is when we do the same!

  • Franco Barrera
    Franco Barrera 17 days ago +3

    Seth Myers. The second late night host I've seen that has ripped Alex Jones to shreds in the last week. That's gold.

  • EuroFrench
    EuroFrench 18 days ago +6

    Thank you Seth - you nailed it during this show.

  • kyliel74
    kyliel74 18 days ago +4

    So true! The comedians are having a field day! I can only laugh cause I’m Australian. If I lived in the U.S. I’d be crying!

    • wufongtan wufong
      wufongtan wufong 15 days ago

      I'm an Australian and I live in the U S. And it's glorious. If you ever came to the U S you would be crying all right. Because it will hit you and hit you hard when you realize that as an Australian you have zero freedoms. You only think you're free because you never had anything to compare it to.
      Btw. Wasn't the federal election result awesome?
      The best thing about being a dual citizen is that got to vote for Trump and Morrison.

  • Rose Louise
    Rose Louise 18 days ago +1

    These dudes are the reason why we need sex education at retiring homes.

  • Andrew Flowers
    Andrew Flowers 18 days ago

    Man, I hate it when you're right. Seth is totally justified.

  • Amal Nasser
    Amal Nasser 19 days ago +1

    Funny how they seem to value the life of the unborn but deny the right of the women. I wonder since they value life so much I assume they are fighting poverty, hunger, and universal health care. Any sane person would know keeping abortion legal is what is having abortion risks going down.

  • joe b
    joe b 19 days ago

    dooshbagery .political is not funny

  • adenosine triphosphate

    to promote the idea that many women are not strong and capable enough to bear a child and still be successful is anti-feminist. the pro-choice movement is more detrimental to feminism than the pro-life movement is. encouraging women and letting us know that we can achieve anything and get through anything if we put our mind to it? now that's female empowerment 💪👊

  • Jonathan Woodham
    Jonathan Woodham 19 days ago


  • jukey
    jukey 19 days ago

    Warren for PRESIDENT!! She's the greatest!!

  • MetalGear SolidSnake
    MetalGear SolidSnake 19 days ago +1

    Alex Jones looks like a demon 🤣🤣

  • VultureClone
    VultureClone 19 days ago +1

    "You want abortion to be illegal? So you'll be investing money in services to help children after they are born, when the unwilling parents give it up?"

    "Nah, who cares about the kids once they're born, we only want to make life miserable for pregnant women because we can't stand not being able to control women in some way shape or form. Oh, I mean...Jesus told us to."

  • Sarah Lisa
    Sarah Lisa 20 days ago +6

    I'm liking Elizabeth Warren more and more all the time.
    Sanders/Warren 2020?

  • Yoruichi The Extra Terrestrial

    The thing that I'm finding increasingly disturbing about this is how often people are including the issue of these bans not making exceptions for incest.
    Doesn't really help the stereotype that americans are all inbred.

  • MC Bruin
    MC Bruin 20 days ago

    The thought an court can overrule an law is utterly bizarre

  • WafflyNimb
    WafflyNimb 20 days ago +2

    Sweet home Alabamistan...

  • magnum opus
    magnum opus 20 days ago +1

    More tougher is not a thing
    😴😴😴 one's been tougher is correct 😏

  • Liam Daniels
    Liam Daniels 20 days ago

    There was a time when African Americans were dehumanised and put to slavery because of "choice"
    / There was a time when Jewish people were dehumanised and killed because of "choice" / Today, developing humans are dehumanised and killed because of "choice".
    Abortion should be stopped, its an evolution of our dark past. Just like the first two scenarios, we need to open our eyes to see the evil we are conducting

  • Julia Julia
    Julia Julia 20 days ago

    I don't remember people cancelling
    1) giving up a kid for adoption
    2) turning your brain on and screwing less
    3) investing in pepper spray, tazer and common sense not to put yourself in danger of rape.
    4) choosing to use contraceptive methods
    5) choosing to believe in yourself and beginning to educate yourself more so you can create a better life for yourself and your baby
    6) stop being selfish

    • Aumaan
      Aumaan 15 days ago

      @Julia Julia I'm all for a good discussion. It's a welcome deviation from today's typical political discourse.

    • Julia Julia
      Julia Julia 16 days ago

      @Aumaan I appreciate you expressing your opinion in a respectful diplomatic way. I would love to further this discussion. I will reply later as I sense this convo is going to go a thousand different directions as it usually tends to. Also replying alone will take half an hour.

    • Aumaan
      Aumaan 16 days ago

      1) The American foster care system is appallingly strained, underfunded, and under-regulated. There are several hundred thousand kids in the system already, tens of thousands leave on any given year due to aging out, and state/federal support for both of those groups is constantly victimized by the same legislators that argue against abortion.
      2) Humans are animals. We are not the only animals in the world screwing for reasons other than conception. Making a biological process a moral issue is purely a product of our stupidity and hubris.
      3) "Let's teach women to defend themselves" is great and all, but it doesn't stop rapists from raping, doesn't un-rape someone who couldn't defend themselves, and provides NOTHING for minors. This is not a solution - it's victim blaming. Stop it.
      4) Totally agree... except these laws also target contraception methods that compromise egg fertilization or potentially fertilized eggs. Also see most of the Midwest where sex-ed is so lax, too many teens and minors engaging in sexual activity are either unaware or completely unable to obtain means of safe-sex. For this to be effective, the education system needs an overhaul and legislation needs to stop fucking with it.
      5) Agreed. It would be nice, however, not to be forced by people who want nothing to do with your own well-being or the well-being of your child post-birth to carry a baby to term that you do not want, do not wish to inflict suffering upon, or cannot care for properly due to extenuating circumstances. If lawmakers want to force pregnant women to carry all children to term, support provisions should be made for both the mother AND child once it has actually been born.
      6) It isn't selfish to avoid having children any more than it is to avoid adoption. It isn't selfish not to want a child that was forced on you by happenstance or conceived through a series of bad choices. But it is highly irresponsible to have children before you're ready, before you're able to comfortably provide for yourself, before you have a stable home and support system to provide for that child. Wanna see selfish? Forcing babies into the world through law while simultaneously defunding programs aimed at providing assistance for impoverished or struggling families, all to inflate someone's bottom line and ensure the populace produces plenty of low-income, low-opportunity youth to fuel the war-machine of tomorrow is selfish. Forcing your neighbor to adhere to your moral code, religious beliefs, or personal opinions when their choices have little or no effect on anyone but them is selfish.

      TL;DR - No.

  • Phyllis Brouse
    Phyllis Brouse 20 days ago

    He allowed a 484-page report on the 2-year investigation that cost us Billions, with an outcome of innocent of accusations. The Democrats are rude, nonprofessional, representatives with no interest in we the people. So, Trump declassifies everything except his tax returns and now he is in a coverup. Covering up what? Oh, like everyone else's taxes should not need to be examined. We need to examine Every Congressional member's taxes for the past 20 years. Let's see that. What have you all been drinking? I certainly would not brag about the ridiculous stunts of the Democrats who have accomplished nothing but cost us money. Nor would I support a woman who was involved in this countries worst cover-up ever. And you want her to be your leader? Wow! At least Trump is a proven leader and has accomplished more in two years under enormous pressure than Obama did in eight years. Now I'm afraid. Ignorance, or is it stupidity is bread. Laws are being broken here and not by President Trump.
    Have a great weekend.

  • Bird332000
    Bird332000 20 days ago

    If this clown gets in again, America you are f%$@ked.

  • Trish Elgee
    Trish Elgee 20 days ago

    Congress is entitled to Trump's Tax Records in an IMPEACHMENT hearing!

    • Brian Pomeroy
      Brian Pomeroy 20 days ago

      Trouble is there are too many political whores with something to lose.

  • Agent Fungus
    Agent Fungus 21 day ago

    I really do not understand why anyone still banks with Wells Fargo.

  • Robin Garrett
    Robin Garrett 21 day ago +1

    So if the woman said she would commit suicide if she had to carry the pregnancy, doesn't that blow the law out of existence?

    • Aumaan
      Aumaan 16 days ago

      Only if she succeeds... if not, would she be prosecuted for two counts of attempted murder, or just one since *her* life doesn't really matter to these idiots?

  • Laura Clark
    Laura Clark 21 day ago +1

    Don’t forget it’s not just women’s rights being effected by these laws it’s anyone with reproductive system.

  • Jesusandsteph Forever
    Jesusandsteph Forever 21 day ago +1

    Jane roe lied to pass roe vs wade now she is pro life and advocating for the removal of the law that has her name. Just an information for you guys..

    RALEIGH MORRISVILLE 21 day ago +1

    Well... One way to make sure women don't get pregnant until they want too is already in effect... It's lesbianism lol thanks backwards ass politicians. And you can be sure when those women chose to reproduce, they will not be raising men like you lol

  • Matlyn Smith
    Matlyn Smith 21 day ago

    A frenzzie!!! Not seen yet....