Stephen Colbert sheds tears in front of Supreme Court over ‘The Late Show’

Stephen Colbert closed the Supreme Court last night (December 3) on The Late Show, as conservative courts have pointed out Roe v. Wade may be phased out in the near future.

“Vaccines are required because COVID is contagious,” CBS said the talk show host. “Nobody ever said, ‘Can you put a mask on your stomach? I don’t want to arrest the child. ‘”

On Tuesday, the court upheld a proposed Mississippi law that bans abortions after 15 weeks, nine weeks before the point of time for a fetus to be viable. Roe hinge when. Colbert took the time to lay out the reasons conservative Supreme Court justices argued in favor of the law, especially Justice Amy Coney Barrett comparing the “violation of bodily autonomy” to forced pregnancy and childbirth with mandatory vaccination. Colbert added that flipping Roe v. Wade would be an extremely unpopular decision, because lately ABC News/Washington Post poll found that 60% of Americans support promoting Roe and only 27% favor reversing it.

“So if this isn’t common, why are people saying it will?” he say. “Well – and I don’t want to be too technical – but we don’t live in a democracy.”

The media indicates that 5 of the 9 current Supreme Court justices are appointed by presidents who lost the popular vote and the last 3 are confirmed by Senate Republicans, modernist. represents 41 million Americans less than Democrats.

“In fact, Republican Senators have not represented the majority of the electorate since 1996,” Colbert said. “A lot of shame since 1996. Back then, the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor went to Kevin Spacey, and Best Director was Mel Gibson. And Republicans have nominees.”

Late Show with Stephen Colbert airs weekdays at 11:35/10:35c. Watch the full clip from last night’s show in the video above.

Where to watch? The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Stephen Colbert sheds tears in front of Supreme Court over ‘The Late Show’


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