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The Daily Show – Gun Control Whoop-de-doo


>>Jon: WELCOME BACK. FOR MORE ON THE GUN DEBATE WE BRING YOU THE FIRST PART OF A THREE-PART SERIES WITH JOHN OLIVER.>>YESTERDAY, AMERICANS WATCHED IN SHOCK AS EVEN WATERED DOWN GUN LEGISLATION DIE ON THE FLOOR OF THE SENATE. BUT THAT IS EXACTLY WHERE IT BELONGS, ACCORDING TO GUN LOBBYIST OF THE VIRGINIA CITIZENS DEFENSE LEAGUE.>>THE SECOND AMENDMENT IS SACROSANCT.>>YOU HOLD THUP SIGN WHENEVER I MAKE A SUGGESTION THAT YOU THINK IS INFRINGING UPON YOUR SECOND AMENDMENT RIGHTSES, OKAY?>>OKAY.>>ASSAULT WEAPON BAN. BOOM, THERE IT IS. INCREASED BACKGROUND CHECKS. REALLY?>>YES.>>JUST FOR BACKGROUND CHECKS?>>WE DON’T DO BACKGROUND CHECKS FOR THE FIRST AMENDMENT.>>OKAY, SO LET’S JUST TRY THIS ONE, NICE AND EASY.>>SURE.>>A MANDATORY ONE-HOUR WAITING PERIOD IF YOU BUY A GUN.>>WHY– WHY– ( BLEEP ).>>UNLESS I CAN SEE A REASON. NO, I CAN’T THINK OF ANYTHING THEY SUPPORT BECAUSE AT THE END OF THE DAY, NONE OF IT WORKS.>>EXACTLY, GUN CONTROL DOES NOT WORK. WHAT IF HYPOTHETICALLY SPEAKING, GUN CONTROL COULD WORK– WHICH OBVIOUSLY IT CAN’T SO WE KNOW IT WON’T SO THAT’S NOT A PROBLEM, BUT WHAT IF IT DID.>>WHEN WAS THAT?>>AUSTRALIA. YES, AUSTRALIA INSPECT IN 1996, A CONSERVATIVE PRIME MINISTER JOHN HOWARD INSTITUTED SWEEPING GUN CONTROL LAWS FOLLOWING A MASS SHOOTING THAT SHOCKED THE NATION. SO SHOULD WE BE LEARNING FROM THIS EFFECTIVE EXAMPLE? OF COURSE NOT.>>I GUESS IF WE’RE GOING TO GO TO PLANET X. AND SAY IT’S NOT UNITED STATES, SOME OTHER PLANET, DIFFERENT PEOPLE, DIFFERENT EVERYTHING, I DON’T KNOW, YEAH, YOU KNOW, BUT IN THE REAL WORLD WITH HUMAN BEINGS IT’S NOT GOING TO WORK, AND GUN CONTROL ISN’T GOING TO WORK.>>UNFORTUNATELY NOT TONAL IS AUSTRALIA ACTUALLY IN THE REAL WORLD. EVEN THEIR ANINALS CAN HOIST A WEAPON. WHO IS RIGHT ABOUT GUN CONTROL? THERE WAS ONLY ONE WAY TO FIND OUT. CONFRONT THE MAN RESPONSIBLE. MR. PRIME MINISTER, LET’S BEGIN IN THE FORMAL AUSTRALIAN WAY– G-DAY.>>HOW DO YOU DO.>>OBVIOUSLY, GUN CONTROL DOESN’T WORK. IT CAN’T WORK. IT WILL NEVER WORK. SO WOW WAS YOUR SCHEME A FAILURE?>>WELL, MY SCHEME WAS NOT A FAILURE. WE HAD A MASSACRE AT PORT ARTHUR 17 YEARS AGO, AND THERE HAVE BEEN NONE SINCE.>>ZERO GUN MASS CERS. HOLD ON. DID GUN CONTROL ACTUALLY WORK?>>IT STOPPED ONE THING. THAT COULD ALSO BE A STATISTICAL ANOMALY.>>YEAH, IT WAS JUST MASS SHOOTINGS DISAPPEARED.>>THERE WERE SO FEW OF THEM, WHOOP-DEE-DO.>>WHOOP-DEE-DO?>>YES THEIR SHOOTINGS ARE RARE ANYHOW.>>EXACTLY, THEY PROBABLY BARELY HAD A MASSACRE BEFORE 1996.>>THERE WERE ABOUT 13 IN THE PREVIOUS 18 YEARS. IN THE 18 YEARS BEFORE PORT ARTHUR, THERE WERE 13 MASS SHOOTINGS. ALMOST ONE A YEAR.>>I WAS UNAWARE THEY HAD THAT MANY. MASS BEING, WHAT, MORE THAN TWO PEOPLE AT A TIME?>>MORE THAN FOUR.>>MORE THAN FOUR, OKAY.>>WHOOP-DEE-DO.>>PERHAPS THERE WERE OFFER NON-WHOOP-DEE-DO SIDE EFFECTS.>>THE HOMICIDE RATE INVOLVING THE USE OF GUNS HAS DECLINED SIGNIFICANTLY BY FACTORS OF UP TO 50% AND 60%, AND THE INCIDENCE OF YOUTH SUICIDES INVOLVING GUNS HAS DECLINED DRAMATICALLY.>>WHOOP-DEE-( BLEEP )-DO. SUICIDE WITH GUNS WENT DOWN, ZERO MASS SHOOTINGS.>>AUSTRALIA STILL HAS MURDER RATES AND ROBBERIES LAST I CHECKED.>>UNLESS YOU CAN GET RID OF 100% OF CRIME, IT’S NOT WORTH DOING AT ALL?>>PUT IT THIS WAY, IT’S ILLEGAL TO HAVE CRACK COCAINE ANYWHERE IN THE UNITED STATES. DO YOU THINK IF SOMEBODY REALLY WANTS IT THEY CAN GET THEIR HANDS ON CRACK COCAINE IN AMERICA?>>SO UNLESS WE CAN COMPLETELY GET RID OF DRUGS, THERE’S NO POINT IN HAVING DRUG LAWS AT ALL. ( APPLAUSE )>>LET ME THINK ABOUT THAT FOR A MINUTE. WELL, I GUESS, EFFECTIVELY IT DOESN’T WORK.>>YOU CAN’T ARGUE WITH PHILLIP. EVEN HIS LOGIC IS BULLETPROOF.>>WELL, LET ME PUT IT TO YOU THIS WAY. THERE ARE MORE DROWN IN BACKYARDS WHERE THEY HAVE POOLS. IF THERE ARE NO POOLS THEY DON’T HAVE A DROWNING IN THE BACKYARD. THE U.S. HAS A VERY HIGH NUMBER OF GUNS. THEREFORE, THERE IS GOING TO BE MORE CHANCES FOR SOMEBODY TO BE KILLED WITH A GUN.>>RIGHT. RIGHT.>>RIGHT.>>RIGHT. THAT’S MY POINT. THE SENATE MIGHT THINK LIVING IN A SOCIETY WITH DRAMATICALLY REDUCED GUN VIOLENCE IS EYE WHO-DEE-DO, AND PEOPLE IN AUSTRALIA COULDN’T AGREE WITH HIM MORE.>>WHOOP-DEE-DO.>>WHOOP-DEE-DO, MATE.>>WHOOP-DEE-DO, WHATEVER THAT MEANS.>>WHOOP-DEE-( BLEEP )-DO!>>Jon: WE’LL BE RIGHT

100 thoughts on “The Daily Show – Gun Control Whoop-de-doo

  1. I'm against gun control, but not some of the smaller restrictions associated with the topic. More extensive background checks are needed in order to keep guns out of the wrong hands. If you're a decent person with no serious criminal record, then you have nothing to worry about.

  2. Australia was already experiencing a decrease in gun crime before their ban. Their ban did nothing to effect their gun crime. #Pro2A

  3. Just shows how stupid Americans are. They'd rather have more people dying from guns than having gun control.

  4. In the real world……
    Kill his family or even his brother's family…
    He will change his tune.
    COWARDS WITH GUNS…
    Not hunters not hunting weapons..
    We sadly need to kill a shit ton of children, women, just senseless killing….
    I like to make my own weapons grade ANTHRAX…. SO I'M A CRIMINAL..
    FUCK YOU
    50
    100 ROUND MAGAZINE…
    AND I CANT REFINE ANTHRAX
    AGAIN YOU GUN COWARDS CAN JUSTIFY YOUR GUN..
    CHRIST I JUST MAKE POWDER

  5. First u can't talk about the death by guns without Including the lives saved by guns. You can't take away how murders happen in Australia

  6. First off, Australia has had 26 massacres since Port Arthur. Fourteen of them had occurred by the time of this interview. At least three of them that had occurred by the time of the interview were shootings, so the Prime Minister was lying.

    https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_massacres_in_Australia

    I'll grant that many of the massacres were by means other than guns: arson, knives, drowning, blunt objects. But who cares that people are still being murdered en masse, right? Whoop-de-doo. What matters is that very few of them were done with weapons that the people could use in a serious insurrection that could result in the deaths of several public officials. Thank goodness there are no more guns in Australia!

    Oh, about that…
    https://youtu.be/Dv33pCUkLRM

  7. This video was released when I was 9 years old. Today I am 15 years old and this country has had 4 mass shootings in the past week. When will we change things and make this country safer for everyone!? Laws need to be made to protect people and not guns

  8. Want to know something else crazy? Gun control has worked multiple times in US history.

    The NRA-backed both the National Firearms Act of 1934 and the Gun Control Act of 1968. Both of those created measurable decreases in gun violence.

  9. "so, there's no point in having any laws against drugs then ?" John Oliver does not need a gun to murder a man

  10. Well Australia was already on a decline with murders so gun control didn’t really do anything besides people who do a gun by back aren’t the problem

  11. Wtf…does the 2nd amendment have to do with doing background checks??? Holy shit… Prayers to those in El Paso, Dayton and Gilroy CA..

  12. I don’t get it, if manufacturers would put a serial number on a part of the gun that can’t be scratched off they’d be easier to track the sales of all the guns they make and where they were shipped. If you know that information then you should know who purchased the guns from the manufacturer and you’ll be able to find out who bought the gun. Even if the gun has changed hand sever times you should hold the owner of the gun responsible along with whoever commits he crime unless the gun is reported stolen. That way you’ll have less people willing to give guns away without notifying the people who regulate the weapons. But people will still buy guns off the black market which again if the guns serial number can’t be removed you’ll see where it was last legally sold and who owned it at that time. So if a gun manufacturer is selling guns illegally then you’ll have a record of the serial numbers and which guns aren’t in shops or peoples homes and prosecute the people selling guns illegally

  13. what i wish is the following : That one of these cunts loses at least 2 fam members in a massive shooting …. xD that would make my day really …

  14. Let me think about that……….
    Russian money, $6 million mansion to protect Wayne, $300k shopping spree in Beverly Hills.
    'MURICA!

  15. 2:42. And that point, John Oliver was a better person than me. I would have pointed a finger and said "Even though I'm making a satirical interview here for a comedy show, I'm going to be serious. You're a fucking idiot who shouldn't be allowed to own a plastic daisy bb gun. You're a fucking moron"

  16. Where there is a will, but I there is a solution. No excuse no bs it's simple as that. But if it's about money ok yeah that's a whole another thing. But lives does not matter. And do not refer to any skin color but all types of skin color.

  17. So "Whoop-de-doo" is an american word for "I have no good argument for you but I'm payed to do it anyway, maybe I can fall and fake a stroke, but wait, my brain can do it!" Such a fascinating and supple language.

  18. ‘Mass shootings are rare any how’ as of august 2019 in the last six months there are over 250 recorded mass shootings this year australia: another 0

  19. Well actually Australia's gun violence was going down and down already
    But although i will agree it has stopped gun violence in australia by alot i dont think it was necassary with how many things can kill people there

  20. Some gun laws make sense like the FBI background check, being over 18 to buy a gun, and can't buy a gun if you are a criminal, mentally unstable, addicted to drugs, major anger issues, etc. But most of our gun laws do nothing to prevent crime and just hinder law-abiding citizens. At this point no new guns laws would do anything about our "gun problem" here in America. We have many problems to fix like poverty and the lack of education, once those are fixed we would be much safer.

  21. right off the bat this persons an asshole a fucking asshole . not john, the shit head gun fucking nut and every one that thinks they NEED a gun

  22. Do you geniuses on here think Jews would have loaded up in the cattle cars so easily if Hitler hadn’t taken their guns??? You idiots.

  23. Not an American
    Not gonna throw any suggestions
    But why do all the pro gun people have crazy eyes🙄

    Also at 4:45 thats my point 😂

  24. Mass shootings are rare…as rare as finding a good pizza parlor in NYC. Stupid fuck. Its 2019 and you are a total fuktard.

  25. You dont need a pool to drown..you can drown in two inches of water in a bucket and yes it has killed many toddlers over the years. If you dont think a few dead toddlers is a big deal..ask their family if it is.

  26. American was born from a revolution and born from weapons to harm the man, but Australia was literally born off the criminals of Europe and the UK, so the arguements makes no fucking sense at all. Theres just too much money in fire arms so these NRA and politicians will not back down.

  27. Crime rates in Australia after gun control? https://crimeresearch.org/2016/04/murder-and-homicide-rates-before-and-after-gun-bans/

  28. I can't tell if they're deleting comments pointing out the fallacies regarding the Australian crime rate and gun buy back, or if the comment section is actually full of retarded people

  29. according to the widely accepted definition of a mass shooting, "the deaths of four people, excluding the gunman, in a single event." the last mass shooting in Australia was June 4, 2019. This fact contradicts the statement that there have been no mass shootings since 1996

  30. We should repeal all the bill of rights…..  I TRUST THE GOVERNMENT.     HOMOCIDE WITH GUNS IN THE US HAVE DECLINE WITH GUNS.

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