Equal Rights Amendment: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

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There’s still nothing in our constitution that explicitly prohibits sex discrimination. John Oliver talks about how to fix that.
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  • well, theres less jeomess around the grand canyon in Arizona but theres more surfice area around the grand crayon.

    MJMJ7 時間 前
  • 7:24 Sexist much??

    Deli EDeli E3 日 前
  • I cannot get over the fact that Mississippi's state flag is literally the flag of traitors.

    AngryAngyAngryAngy7 日 前
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    Tyler WrightTyler Wright9 日 前
  • At least Mississippi changed their flag....

    burper2000000burper20000009 日 前
  • 3:53 did something happen in September 13 1992?

    stinger 59605stinger 5960510 日 前
  • FUN FACT: "I'm So Tired Of Living Here" is actually the State motto for Florida.

    RJRJ10 日 前
  • in the netherlands literally the first law in the book says "Allen die zich in Nederland bevinden, worden in gelijke gevallen gelijk behandeld. Discriminatie wegens godsdienst, levensovertuiging, politieke gezindheid, ras, geslacht of op welke grond dan ook, is niet toegestaan." wich roughly translates " everyone in the netherlands shall be equally treated. discrimination due to religion, ideology, political idea's, race, gender or any other means shall not be accepted"

    mitch dorsmanmitch dorsman19 日 前
  • 12:01

    Brenin BergeronBrenin Bergeron23 日 前
  • Virginia took the chance

    Cloudy Skies ProductionsCloudy Skies Productions23 日 前
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    Елена СавиноваЕлена Савинова23 日 前
  • ERA seems more progressive toward men’s rights and more regressive toward women’s rights

    Hesam MoosapourHesam Moosapour24 日 前
  • Just dropped into a John Oliver wormhole and come to this. I find it interesting that whenever equal rights, be it the ERA, Civil Rights, women's rights to their own bodies, religious freedom (i.e. freedom to worship someone or something other than Jesus) or white supremacists and neo-Nazis, it's ALWAYS the same southern corner of the country. Every freaking time. (And recall it was Arizona that took so long before declaring MLK Day as a holiday.) And these states are also pro-Trump. Maybe the wrong side won the Civil War after all, since the "people" in these states are living on some other planet all together. (Note on Civil War, the right side won, obviously, but the losers simply can't get it through their f****** heads they lost.) Hmm... it's now December 2020... I see a trend here...

    Sean BohanSean Bohanヶ月 前
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    somi parksomi parkヶ月 前
  • Nice that John holds the amendments to the constitution so highly, how's the second amendment working for you ?

    stripymccatpussstripymccatpussヶ月 前
    • Idk, what kind of snide smug insinuation are you trying to make about it

      Gnome de PlumeGnome de Plume17 日 前
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    Arianna EllieArianna Ellieヶ月 前
  • please upload high resolution picture of stay up late by brian swords, i'm want to use it as wallpaper for my computer, please please please. I love that painting

    Saniya 666Saniya 666ヶ月 前
  • Men are "Shaved bears who fart". I'm laughing too hard

    Jack GruberJack Gruberヶ月 前
  • B-1 Bob Dornan was a maniac, and would have fit perfectly into modern Republican politics. When he left office, people wondered if comedians would be able to find any material to compare with what they got from him and Quayle. Sound familiar?

    Gordon FornowGordon Fornowヶ月 前
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  • 4:27 she's a bit confused, but she's got the right spirit😂😂😂

    maja trobevšekmaja trobevšekヶ月 前
  • 'That just doesn't happen very often!' Welp that took about a year

    Dikke TatorDikke Tatorヶ月 前
  • But seriously, the big question is, will the Equal Rights Amendment finally be put into the Constitution, once Biden and Harris ( the first ever female Vice President ) take office on January 20th, 2021, in 45 days from now ?

    John PJohn Pヶ月 前
    • it should honestly have been put in with the funding of the US, but one can hope some red states flip in the senate and then they will most likely pass it

      LadyZeldaiaLadyZeldaiaヶ月 前
  • " Shaved bears who fart " ....if there's a more apt description of men out there, I'd like to know it

    John PJohn Pヶ月 前
  • John lists off states and doesn't pick on Florida Me, a Floridian: Damn, opportunity mi- John: "Somebody please do it before Florida bc I don't want to give them credit for this" Me: 👉:D👉 aTTA BOY

    Nick BarnesNick Barnesヶ月 前
  • I have never seen someone who hates Florida as much as me

    Amy BickettAmy Bickett2 ヶ月 前
  • 14:39 One of the few good things to come from 2020

    Erin ShermanErin Sherman2 ヶ月 前
  • www.change.org/p/uk-prime-minister-freedom-of-information?GB%3A5&recruiter=1165019523&

    Diane Jennifer ClarkeDiane Jennifer Clarke2 ヶ月 前
  • I love that the subtitles translated schlafly into sloth lea 😂

    CheeseontourCheeseontour2 ヶ月 前
  • Be honest, when John said that 37 states had voted for the ERA, you knew that Florida was going to be one of the states that hadn't.

    Senna TaylorSenna Taylor2 ヶ月 前
  • I would argue that the ERA is redundant because the 14th does clearly say everyone has equal protection, however, it should still be ratified because there is no real reason not to, and it would show the country that the country is for everyone.

    A GA G2 ヶ月 前
  • A British man yelling at the states

    My NameMy Name2 ヶ月 前
    • @Gnome de Plume yes I didn't mean citizenship, just obvious build

      My NameMy Name16 日 前
    • He's us citizen my guy

      Gnome de PlumeGnome de Plume17 日 前
  • Mississippi may not have been the one to finalize the ratifiaction of the ERA - but at least they sorted out their State Flag in the 2020 election.

    HornswroggleHornswroggle2 ヶ月 前
  • I like how this is a video about the Equal Rights Amendment and he makes a "your mom fucks pigs" joke.. like what lol kind of contradictive

    Alexandra ShawAlexandra Shaw2 ヶ月 前
    • a joke about someone fucking a pig has nothing to do with equal rights lol

      Joaquin AugustoJoaquin Augusto2 ヶ月 前
  • hey mississippi finally changed their flag

    Rene FergusonRene Ferguson2 ヶ月 前
  • Congrats on Mississippi for changing flags, the new one is amazing!

    Wade WilsonWade Wilson2 ヶ月 前
  • Stupid fucking Amy Comey Barret is an originalist of course.

    ZWar101ZWar1012 ヶ月 前
  • Mississippi actually change their flag on November 3, 2020. Right now, as im writing this it is nov 14 2020, so it feels chilly with how recent it is.

    Eh Paw ShaEh Paw Sha2 ヶ月 前
  • How The Hell Did They Get Texas To Ratify That?

    Collin KeyserCollin Keyser2 ヶ月 前
  • Phyllis Schlafly Is Like A 1970's Karen.

    Collin KeyserCollin Keyser2 ヶ月 前
  • The whole thing never mentions the deadline that came with the amendment.

    tifforo1tifforo12 ヶ月 前
  • If you are interested in this there's a miniseries on the Era and Schlafley is played by Cate Blanchett, I recommend. It's called Mrs. America

    _*Ale*__*Ale*_2 ヶ月 前
  • And Trump just proposed Coney Barrett the female version of Scalia as told by her peers...

    DaniDani2 ヶ月 前
  • “It would destroy traditional male female roles” That that’s kind of the point where we’re not servant we are equals

    Mara FrederickMara Frederick2 ヶ月 前
    • But then who's going to do my laundry?!?!?! Me? *ME?!?!* Are you fucking kidding me?!? Now I'm expected to take care of myself like some sort of functional adult?!?

      Spurious LathosSpurious Lathos2 ヶ月 前
  • Hay guys did this get passed?

    because why notbecause why not2 ヶ月 前
    • @Red Laser Kiwi thanks, also sorry for spelling "hey" wrong I'm not sure how that happened

      because why notbecause why notヶ月 前
    • Well... Maybe? Virginia has just ratified it this year, but it is way past the June 30th, 1982 deadline Congress set. Furthermore, 5 states (Idaho, Kentucky, Nebraska, Tennessee, and South Dakota) have revoked their ratification, though it is unclear whether they could do that.

      Red Laser KiwiRed Laser Kiwiヶ月 前
  • Who’s here after that Mississippi finally changed their state flag?

    darkpepsidarkpepsi2 ヶ月 前
  • Dr. Pat Spearman, we are not born with equality. equality is a right granted to us by being able to enforce the law. You have to be extremely stupid to think rights are somehiw magically created at birth. They are constructs we enforce.

    StrazdasStrazdas2 ヶ月 前
    • Obvious Troll is obvious.

      Spurious LathosSpurious Lathos2 ヶ月 前
  • Violence against women act is sexist and would not be allowed under this law. It treats one gender exclusively when both recieve the same amount of abuse according to pew research.

    StrazdasStrazdas2 ヶ月 前
    • Obvious Troll is obvious.

      Spurious LathosSpurious Lathos2 ヶ月 前
  • "Wives are not properties of their husbands", unless Fred was a muslim or any such religion that treats them as such.

    StrazdasStrazdas2 ヶ月 前
    • Obvious Troll is obvious.

      Spurious LathosSpurious Lathos2 ヶ月 前
  • The claim about divorce case results are actually statistically true. If we treated them equally there would be a alot of angry mothers out there.

    StrazdasStrazdas2 ヶ月 前
    • Obvious Troll is obvious.

      Spurious LathosSpurious Lathos2 ヶ月 前
  • Do we really need a constitutional amendment if other laws already guarantee the same rights? Then again i suppose its easier to change other laws so that may be a good idea anyway.

    StrazdasStrazdas2 ヶ月 前
    • Obvious Troll is obvious.

      Spurious LathosSpurious Lathos2 ヶ月 前
  • back here after Mississppi changed their state flag

    VukirinVukirin2 ヶ月 前
  • Oh no my friend is moving to Florida I have to stop her

    Rose _10Rose _103 ヶ月 前
  • Who’s here after watching Mrs.America!?

    Pengwing the ShriyaPengwing the Shriya3 ヶ月 前
  • Okay, I'm watching this in October of 2020 during the confirmation of Amy Barrett. Who clerked for Scalia. That bit has aged horrifyingly well in a very terrifying way.

    efkaservicegirlefkaservicegirl3 ヶ月 前
  • making an amendment for that? i guess?s its fairly simple to do.. but?? its been called off, this time..,

    Ooma HuntressProtectressOoma HuntressProtectress3 ヶ月 前
  • Those 7,4 t. dislikes scare the hell outta me...

    Paula RöysköPaula Röyskö3 ヶ月 前
  • The West Wing does a good bit against the ERA as redundant.

    Merissa JMerissa J3 ヶ月 前
  • Probably the worst thing to ever happen in human history, right up there with the holocaust

    MichaelMichael3 ヶ月 前
    • what is

      Ilan SmoldersIlan Smolders2 ヶ月 前
  • Woohoo, let's go virginia. We're going down in history!!

    Idiot SavantIdiot Savant3 ヶ月 前
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    Josephine DarkJosephine Dark3 ヶ月 前
  • 11:11 that hits differently now

    Keaton HansonKeaton Hanson3 ヶ月 前
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    Infinite ThingsInfinite Things3 ヶ月 前
  • Its Virginia!

    Mohamoud AhmedMohamoud Ahmed3 ヶ月 前
  • Quick Google search: in February 2020 (before the Bitchslapping of the Year) the House reportedly voted to eliminate the deadline to ratify the ERA. So it's possible someone is just watching the amendment and going: Any day now, any day now. It shall pass _Any day now, any day now_ _I shall be released_

    David TaylorDavid Taylor3 ヶ月 前
  • Ah, Phyllis Schflay. God I hate that woman sheesh.

    rey benes misasirey benes misasi3 ヶ月 前
  • to be fair: if women and men were born equal... why do men lead in the statistics for cardiovascular impairment and women lead in the statistics of people giving birth?..... I like the english differentiation between equity and equality...people are not the same, and to ballance out the differences to give them equal chances is why we need rules to begin with.....

    Lilli MangoLilli Mango3 ヶ月 前
  • That dead judges joke didn't age well... :|

    OuTSMoKEOuTSMoKE3 ヶ月 前
  • Hm... no, I'll be skipping this one... two many things will abhorrent, sexist and right down hypocritical and frankly, I don't want to get angry at anyone right now... I'll simply say this: If Feminism was about equality, it wouldn't be called Feminism, it would be called Egalitarianism, which is a far older concept that Feminism opposes with teeth and claws.

    MCPunk55MCPunk553 ヶ月 前
    • @SinisterPony "Step on him, he's a mere man." official Feminist slogan. The opposition they faced was Egalitarian, not mysoginy.

      MCPunk55MCPunk553 ヶ月 前
    • they only had to resort to those tactics because of the large amount of opposition they face in achieving that equality. only idiots think that ratifying the ERA is somehow sexist and is agaisnt men. also way to represent a centuries old movement by a few bad apples (which every group has)... real fucking charitable of you.

      SinisterPonySinisterPony3 ヶ月 前
  • These age so well approaching the election. Like fine skim milk, in fact. Scalia's appreciate was just nominated for SCOTUS

    TheL1onessTheL1oness3 ヶ月 前
  • *Ratatouille would like to know your location*

    Trish UnaTrish Una3 ヶ月 前
  • Watching these now makes me sad that nothing changed...

    TabbichuTabbichu3 ヶ月 前
  • I had once made a comment here about how Wcdonalds had been taken And google deleted it Anti-weeb discrimination these days :P

    TheHighNoonSaloonTheHighNoonSaloon3 ヶ月 前
  • Going back to watch old videos is so strange because I'm so used to the silent white void now. Like.. hearing the audience is unsettling

    Emily EllsworthEmily Ellsworth4 ヶ月 前
  • Who else agrees JK Rowling might have based Dolores Umbitch on Phyllis Schlafly? Hell, Phyllis even dresses like Umbitch.

    Kyla SzemplinskiKyla Szemplinski4 ヶ月 前
  • E.R.A. would strip away advantages and privileges from women. How are Republicans not all over this?

    L. David RobertsL. David Roberts4 ヶ月 前
  • It takes both Hawaiians and Puerto Ricans 12 hours to roast a pig, but its definitely worth it especially with drinks.

    Noctis FrostNoctis Frost4 ヶ月 前
  • ERA will be equally beneficial to men

    vivek pillayvivek pillay4 ヶ月 前
  • 0:25 Anime studios are sweating 👀

    WindyWindy4 ヶ月 前
  • It didn't pass guys all the way guys....... :(

    Kayla SpenceKayla Spence4 ヶ月 前
  • Probably one of the worst things to happen in human history

    MichaelMichael4 ヶ月 前
  • Hey at least Mississippi changed there flag

    Michael HouriganMichael Hourigan4 ヶ月 前
  • Good job Virginia 🥳. Took longer than it should have but good job.

    Capt Dna DonutCapt Dna Donut4 ヶ月 前
  • Who's here after Mississippi changed it's flag?

    Benjamin RushtonBenjamin Rushton4 ヶ月 前
  • 3:00 why did you thought of "men" as "that other sex"?? are implying there are only two sexes, john? I am triggered. Cancel LWT, cancel HBO, cancel the US!!!!! - extreme stupid liberal

    Ricardo FabilaRicardo Fabila4 ヶ月 前
    • Lol

      Sukhmon _ChanSukhmon _Chan25 日 前
    • @Lil Sloth I've heard some crazy shit. iI am quite libreal, but some extremist are just to much.

      Ricardo FabilaRicardo Fabila4 ヶ月 前
    • Ricardo Fabila no one acts like that. You’re twisting your own panties

      Lil SlothLil Sloth4 ヶ月 前
  • Who's here after Mississippi's new flag announcement?

    Collin McLeanCollin McLean4 ヶ月 前
  • I wish he would do a follow up new 2020

    Joey GonzalezJoey Gonzalez4 ヶ月 前
  • Phyllis is like the slaves who fought to be slaves....

    C CC C4 ヶ月 前
  • jpworlds.info/up/bideo/mWO8hZGjiY2FzX0

    judaciajudacia4 ヶ月 前
  • The most renowned Arizona will be, in the future, is their university was honored to have Noam Chomsky as a professor!

    Anand KulkarniAnand Kulkarni4 ヶ月 前
  • I

    Sue AlexanderSue Alexander4 ヶ月 前
  • Bro it’s hella weird to hear people in the audience

    Smartacles LlamaSmartacles Llama4 ヶ月 前
  • It should be a basic quality of any society. It is shocking a nation priding itself on a constitution declaring the all men are born equal lacks such a fundamental distinction. But “should” is not the best reason to do this. Raising those not born to privilege to possess the same access, opportunity, freedom and protection under the law empowers them to participate as full citizens; with all the responsibility and benefits of ownership. It empowers societies to benefit from their brilliance and effort that would otherwise be denied by the enslavement of bias, violence, poverty and fear. It is the greatest tragedy of any society that any of their citizens are treated with inequity. We deny our own selves by denying others those privileges we inherit by chance of birth and force of arms. There is always a cost to oppression. But the cost extends beyond the need to press the boot upon the neck of the oppressed, it denies us their willing strength, and it denies their compassion when our turn comes. It is a self defeating maliciousness.

    Dale HartleyDale Hartley4 ヶ月 前
  • Wtf how did I forget to like this last year?

    Arcanine-EspeonArcanine-Espeon4 ヶ月 前
  • Whoa, whoa, wait a second...at the risk of sounding really dumb, John is saying June 4 2019 was the 100th anniversary of the 19th amendment, so why have people been talking so much about the 100th anniversary just this August?

    Arcanine-EspeonArcanine-Espeon4 ヶ月 前
  • Who hoo. The ERA passed this year!

    Elisha NDElisha ND4 ヶ月 前
  • Came back to watch this after watching Mrs. America. That show was a great in giving historical background to the pro and stop ERA movements of the 1970s, and really illustrates the imperfect arguments being made by either side. It's a really good show with fantastic acting. Highly recommend it to anyone reading this.

    BrokeredHeartBrokeredHeart4 ヶ月 前
  • Just how depraved was Phyllis Shaffley's love life? Never mind. Don't want to know.

    John MoldochJohn Moldoch5 ヶ月 前
  • What happened on Sept 13 1992? I didn't catch that bit

    Attidude DiariesAttidude Diaries5 ヶ月 前
  • When those girls said I'm tired of living here I just sat here like bruh same Missiouri's fuqed!

    Robodestroyer360Robodestroyer3605 ヶ月 前