Stand Your Ground: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO)

John Oliver takes a look at why “stand your ground” laws were created, who they protect, and, crucially, who they don’t.

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  1. Trevor Minton (Treemaster099)

    Trevor Minton (Treemaster099)

    20 minutter siden

    If Bobby Hill grew up and sucked, he wouldn't be this man. He'd be Cotton Hill

  2. boeingdriver29

    boeingdriver29

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    What in hell could go wrong in a country of 330 million people and over 400 million guns ? 🥴

  3. Jomil4

    Jomil4

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    Lesson to be learned here, dont do criminal shit, dont get shot

  4. Wyatt Harrison

    Wyatt Harrison

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    Old man: I wanna kill people Dispatcher: No Old man: I'm gonna go do it.

  5. blueyedevil darkness

    blueyedevil darkness

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    Is that trayvon picture recently taken before he fucked ip?

  6. Xenos Breed

    Xenos Breed

    7 timer siden

    'They eat the eggs of other birds, that's robbery and murder.' Does... does she not know animals eat each other? Does... does she not know humans eat animals? The bird literally hunts for food, but its not the right kind of hunting so a Conservative doesn't like it. Their ideas are incoherent.

  7. Sweet DaisyMonday

    Sweet DaisyMonday

    8 timer siden

    What the hell do you expect in a country that is so pro-gun? Everyone walking around carrying a gun coupled with narcissism and rampant racism. Seriously, fix your country because in the global stage your the worst of the worst

    • Sweet DaisyMonday

      Sweet DaisyMonday

      8 timer siden

      @BenJamin Croft I think that’s the problem in itself. There is a gun/violence culture in that country they gives people the right to shoot other people. Take away the guns and people might have to figure out a more peaceful way to solve issues. More education on tolerance and acceptance and understanding of people different then you,, not defining yourself by your political party, etc. Idk it’s probably hard to see it when your in the thick of it but from the outside looking in the American political, health care and education systems are a train wreck in my personal opinion

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

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      John Oliver pointed out that 70% of these cases are justified. So what needs to be fixed?

  8. Unreasonable Bastards

    Unreasonable Bastards

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    10k people have stegasaurus brain

  9. Cad Bane

    Cad Bane

    11 timer siden

    There is no dog size called “standard.” That so-called size is officially known as “gooood boooy” 🐕

  10. Samuel

    Samuel

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    lol you guys are just insane

  11. TheLasagne

    TheLasagne

    14 timer siden

    fergie is a great singer... what's john on about?

  12. ram

    ram

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    snowflakes fearing for everything, pathetic losers

  13. Zahra

    Zahra

    17 timer siden

    You're allowed to have a concealed murder-stick for self-defense. The cops are allowed to kill you in cold blood because you could have had a concealed murder-stick. This isn't a trap at all. /s

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      11 timer siden

      @Y Z John Oliver makes it sound like the guy who shot and killed someone, over an argument about dogs, then just walked away scott-free. Both parties involved are at fault. The guy who killed Scott Beary and claimed self defense was charged and sentenced guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the first degree. He was sentenced to prison for 5 years where he currently resides. www.kmov.com/news/murder-charges-issued-in-florissant-show-mes-shooting-that-began-with-argument-over-dog/article_82bbf70a-bec1-54e7-94f2-4e2dff31114b.html Remember that John Oliver is a comedian hosting a comedy show, *generalizing* information read from a teleprompter, in order for it to fit into his comedic act. I like this show too, but it seriously needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

    • Y Z

      Y Z

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      @BenJamin Croft This is a lie, if you google the story of the man who shot the drunk dad he had actually had a prior fire arm threatening event but was never prosecuted and he was still doing fine and living right next to the murdered victim's house on the 16th birthday OF the drunk dad's son and he never had his guns taken

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      14 timer siden

      Then you'll end up in prison and will never again allowed to legally own a gun; just like that guy arguing over dogs or like that Salama Ra lady too.

  14. Robert Cronin

    Robert Cronin

    Dag siden

    This is coming from an person from England who only let's people use them for shooting the only thing is shooting is for only inbred royalty and rich white people and so are you telling me inbred people and Rich white only having guns works for you guys

    • Robert Cronin

      Robert Cronin

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      Who taught you the difference between commas and periods .you should be adding comma where you period.

    • Robert Cronin

      Robert Cronin

      17 timer siden

      Lol you did not capitalize and, and you can't figure out a word except and.

    • mackenzie

      mackenzie

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      @Robert Cronin im sorry you were taught to write like that. theres always room for improvement

    • mackenzie

      mackenzie

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      @Robert Cronin theres not a single use of punctuation or proper sentence structure in either of your comments. and i'm illiterate?

    • Robert Cronin

      Robert Cronin

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      I think you are illiterate I am sorry No one taught you how to read

  15. Social Media

    Social Media

    Dag siden

    Yes "some" situations regarding stand your ground laws are overreactions . However I feel as if laws lately are protecting criminals more and punishing good people for protecting their home and assets. Glad in my state we have castle doctrine. Don't want your life taken? Then don't break into my property.

  16. Bender

    Bender

    Dag siden

    America : Now with 5% more Purginol

  17. Wantan

    Wantan

    Dag siden

    Here in Chile a US citizen (John Covin) last year shot to a peaceful protest because he "feared for his life"... now he is serving 10 years in prison

  18. David G. Horsman

    David G. Horsman

    Dag siden

    A societal psychosis.

  19. Andrei M

    Andrei M

    Dag siden

    What part of "shall not be infringed" doesn't John Oliver understand?

    • Andrei M

      Andrei M

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      @BenJamin Croft it's just a statement to make a point, that's all. We can move on now.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

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      @Andrei M You didn't say any of that. Moving the goal post now are we?

    • Andrei M

      Andrei M

      10 timer siden

      @mackenzie What part of "people with critical thinking skills do understand that infringement of the 2nd only affects law abiding citizens and not the criminals who could care less about the law" don't you understand? He should not have made a video on this subject in the first place...

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      18 timer siden

      @mackenzie You actually believe a 20 minute video of a comedian hosting a comedy show, generalizing information read from a teleprompter, in order for it to fit into his comedic act, is critical thinking? Really? I like this show too, but it seriously needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

    • mackenzie

      mackenzie

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      @BenJamin Croft a 20 minute video think piece on gun control and all they can say is "duhh but da second amendment say shall not be infringed" people with critical thinking skills can listen to someone disagree with their pov without responding w a fallacy

  20. Zaxel

    Zaxel

    Dag siden

    These people just don't have in them any respect for the santity of human life. Which is pretty hypocritical since they claim to be christian, a religion who doesn't justify homicide even in the case of a lethal threat. Quote: "Do not resist the one who is evil. But if anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to him the other also." The bible? Anyone? I'm an atheist and it seems even I know more about their religion than they do. The funny thing is if it all actually true, and I'm wrong, their are going straight to hell, no question asked. Then I'd like to see the look on their stupid faces.

    • Zaxel

      Zaxel

      18 timer siden

      @BenJamin Croft Then we're alike, since I'm not saying any of that stuff it's true, however I was taught growing up that christianity has a very clear message of love and harmony on a universal scale, and there's nothing I despise more than hypocrisy, so I cannot help myself when people say they are things they really are not, so that thay can justify their selfish lives. I'd rather have them state their true ugly self without the pathetic excuse of being chosen by a god.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      18 timer siden

      @Zaxel No thanks. Religion is ok but I lean more towards other things like Critical Thinking, the Scientific Method, the Socratic Method, philosophy, ect.

    • Zaxel

      Zaxel

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      @BenJamin Croft A shame that 1: that is a pretty debatable interpretation of the scriptures and 2: I'd dare to say that when there's a contradiction in the Bible between the old and the new testament a Cristhian (which means a follower of Chirst) should give more credit to what Jesus said, rather than to what some guy said 4000 years ago. If you like so much the oldest part of the Bible I'd suggest to switch religion and become a Jew (no offense to them intended).

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      @Zaxel "You gotta read the Bible. _Read_ the Bible. You gotta know which scripture to use for which situation. There is another scripture that's more appropriate for this situation. The Bible says, "Let the redeemed of the Lord say _so."_ That means if someone has done something to you, and you've been redeemed by the Lord, you can beat'em down and say _so."_ - Madea, "Big Happy Family"

    • Zaxel

      Zaxel

      Dag siden

      @BenJamin Croft I'm not saying you should let someone kill you becouse jesus told you to, but I am saying that its peak hypocrisy not even remotely try to follow the teachings of the bible, and call yourself a christian. Of course you should be able to respond with an appropriate measure of strengh to a threat, but these guy are not even where babylonian were a few thousand years ago, you know, an eye for an eye...? If you punch someone, you deserve to be punched in return, NOT killed! And the bible actually disagrees with this logic: in the same quote it's said to not follow that principle and not react. So not only some americans completly missing the point of the bible, their are not even at the level of the law codes of early human civilization!

  21. Fn A

    Fn A

    Dag siden

    Every record has been destroyed or falsified, every book rewritten, every picture has been repainted, every statue and street building has been renamed, every date has been altered. And the process is continuing day by day and minute by minute. History has stopped. Nothing exists except an endless present in which the Party is always right. - George Orwell.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      "When all else fails, philosophize." - J.M. Coetzee

  22. Iris007

    Iris007

    Dag siden

    John Horn let his ego get ahead of his brain. Was to busy trying to be Rambo and wanted to shoot someone. This is why the good guy with a gun is a myth. Most people do not have the training, mental state or patience to be carrying a weapon.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      It's known as the Non Aggression Principle. If force is initiated against you and/or your property, you have a moral right to use equal if not greater force to defend your person/property. And you can do this ex parte or third party as well, because the Non Aggression Principle is universal. And Texas Castle Doctrine laws, *Texas Penal Code, Chapter 9, Subchapter D: "Protection of Property"; Sec. 9.41, 9.42, & 9.43.* fall perfectly in line with this principle.

  23. thatunrecognizedguy

    thatunrecognizedguy

    Dag siden

    If I had a neighbor shoot people robbing my home I’d probably thank him

  24. Dr. Kira

    Dr. Kira

    Dag siden

    My Mom says that we don't need guns because there's a very high chance that your opponent could easily take your gun from you and use it against you--especially if the opponent is capable of overpowering you. And in my book, unless they've somehow found a way to make street guns that generate energy shields around you, the ones you love, and maybe even your house, guns will always be a tool of offense, never of defense. And that's why I'm so harshly against them.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      @Dr. Kira I just told you. A gun can also be used for defensive purposes too. It's okay. I understand. You're an idiot.

    • Dr. Kira

      Dr. Kira

      Dag siden

      @BenJamin Croft what other purposes do guns serve? Like I said, it's only a tool of offense. And if anyone says different, well...I have a skyscraper to sell you. 😂 It's okay. I understand. You're an idiot.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      The old "But guns were designed to kill." hyperbole. Well cars weren't designed to kill people either but they kill more people than guns do. Cars are a vital part of our lives and if you live in places like California or Houston then it's your life. However, the idea that the gun was designed to kill, therefore makes it inherently evil, is as about as juvenile as dismissing the array of uses of fire just because it burns. The same way a gun could take a life is the same way it can defend one. It's the same reason why police carry guns, the same reason why federal agents, who sit behind a desk most of the day, carry them. It's the same reason why our soldiers carry them into battle, and it's the same reason why I carry mine day-to-day. So many things in this world were designed for one purpose that we later discovered provided other uses than what they were originally created and intended for. But we don't say things like, "Hey! You can't use it for that. Because it was designed only for this." But let's face it, cars are deadly. Cars have killed scores and scores of people. A car took my cousin's life. Yet I still get into my car everyday with the understanding of what it was designed for and what it is actually capable of. I approach the gun the same way. I completely understand what it may have been initially designed for and I'm fully aware of what it's actually capable of. Protecting my life and the ones I love. Get it?

  25. Peter13

    Peter13

    Dag siden

    John Oliver, officially the Protector of thieves and thugs.

  26. Ira Isaacs

    Ira Isaacs

    Dag siden

    And we Thank her every day for concealed carry if you don’t like it no one cares

  27. Joseph Khur

    Joseph Khur

    Dag siden

    Well, looks like its time got a certain Redcoat to go back to his dreary, rainy little socialist island.

  28. gizzy guzzi

    gizzy guzzi

    Dag siden

    New Jersey; Duty to Retreat State. If someone breaks into your house you better get out the back door! Because if you don't you will be guilty of violating the criminal's rights!

  29. Perry Olson

    Perry Olson

    Dag siden

    John Oliver is a freedom hating commie clearly.

  30. kaz kk

    kaz kk

    Dag siden

    I do agree with the USCCA idea. Yes, they have created a problem. This is not about guns though but about money . These companies are parasitically taking advantage of a series of laws to make money and increase their membership and profitability. This is a problem with money hungry capitalism not guns

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      That's not it at all. Go to their websites and you'll start to understand why they are here.

  31. kaz kk

    kaz kk

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    The problem in the case you are mentioning is impulsivity. The individual should have known better not to shoot someone over a silly argument . The problem is impulsivity and lack of conflict resolution

  32. kaz kk

    kaz kk

    Dag siden

    As much as I hate to admit it, This particular law might need a repeal.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      Why?

  33. Zuma Zuma

    Zuma Zuma

    Dag siden

    So, if there's someone on your property who you don't want there, you can shoot no questions asked... But if they're in your uterus, you gotta let them stay for 9 months? America is a mystery.

  34. Saurabh Sharma

    Saurabh Sharma

    Dag siden

    Each US state pass this law.. and no one will want to come to America

  35. Ker Loz

    Ker Loz

    Dag siden

    The utopian agenda proportionally hurry because birthday implicitly sprout onto a wiggly grey. mysterious, measly temple

  36. Wanda Clark

    Wanda Clark

    Dag siden

    The complex chest methodically amuse because can lastly worry alongside a spotty order. longing, amusing restaurant

  37. Angela Taylor

    Angela Taylor

    2 dager siden

    This is horrifying.

  38. Raymond West

    Raymond West

    2 dager siden

    I usually agree with you. This time I do not. My state has a stand your ground law and I support it.

  39. jonny Mcdonald

    jonny Mcdonald

    2 dager siden

    the only people that need to be carrying a gun ...are the people who don't want to be victims of criminals.

  40. Steve Jarvis

    Steve Jarvis

    2 dager siden

    Shooting someone dead over a pointless argument does seem a very American thing to do though. The problem with America is guns just getting into the hands of far too many irresponsible idiots that shouldn't even be allowed to have one and before anyone says anything about how I am falling for media fecal matter, you're wrong. I've lived in the U.S. I know what it's like there. At 13 years of age I had a gun pointed to my head by some guy that hopped out of his Cadillac for my bicycle and I was just a kid. I have always wondered why that guy did that considering he had a car. Perhaps it was a stolen car though I don't know. That guy clearly wasn't "standing his ground". That "stand your ground" thing is old, outdated and only serves as an excuse to allow guns into the wrong hands as they always do in the U.S. I want to make something very clear by saying that I am not anti gun or anything like that but I do decree that there ought to be toucher rules in place to keep them out of the wrong hands. How many more lives of innocents, mass shootings in schools and public venues have to occur before the U.S. gets the point?

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      It's funny hearing gun control zealots like you wanting the "system", aka the government, to do "somthing". Yet in every single mass shooting case it's that very same "system", aka government, that failed you every single time. smh... This is one of the many reasons why we have a Second Amendment. Because good, sane, smart, law abiding, responsible American gun owners know full well that the "system", aka the government, is *never* going to be there to protect us. *We the people* have to be willing and able to secure that responsibility in our *own* hands. Not the government's. How many more times does this have to occur in order for people like _you_ starts to get the point?

  41. RapidFireReaper

    RapidFireReaper

    2 dager siden

    These arguments are misinformed garbage. Its ridiculous to argue you have a "duty to retreat" from your own home. They just pushed that through in New Jersey. Funny how California, Chicago, New York, Detroit all have the most restrict gun laws while having the most gun violence. Meanwhile states like Kansas which have some of the most lax gun laws in the country have the lowest rates of gun violence. Why do people on the left constantly try making life easier for criminals?

  42. Rudolphe

    Rudolphe

    2 dager siden

    Cringe, Jonny

  43. Paulina Elinore

    Paulina Elinore

    2 dager siden

    The debonair flare intraorally glow because beet cumulatively suggest by a black-and-white pea. abnormal, ripe hurricane

  44. baktru

    baktru

    2 dager siden

    Here's how stand your ground works in Europe... We don't have it.

  45. Dark

    Dark

    2 dager siden

    Becose of the Castle law a Little kid from my country was shot, he did a game with some other kids he went into the garage of the man that shot him, the only reason why there was even a longer case was because he was german. I still feel bad for the mom of that kid and for that kid, the pain for the mother must be unimaginable. But now it can happen on the street damn, no 12 horses would get me in this states again.

  46. Neil

    Neil

    2 dager siden

    I love some of the other episodes but with all the logical fallacies, off-topic lampooning, out of context quotes and lack of examples in either direction, I just can’t get behind this one.

  47. Estevato760

    Estevato760

    2 dager siden

    As a well armed ethnic minority in the United States, I appreciate our gun laws. While he dotes upon a few examples of gun owners that probably exceeded the bounds of self defense, John Oliver conveniently forgets to mention the estimated 500,000 to 3,000,000 defensive uses of guns that save innocent lives every year.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      @Tyler Loconte 1) It was proved, beyond any reasonable, in a court of law to be justified. 2) That study came from the CDC after Obama assumed that the study would help push his gun control plans, but it proved the opposite. If you want more details about the study visit the CDC website. 3) Ditto. 4) Because every case is different. John Oliver even pointed out that 70% of cases are justified, while only 30% are not.

    • Tyler Loconte

      Tyler Loconte

      Dag siden

      1. What makes you say that they're innocent, and by what standard are you judging them 2. 500k to 3mil is a hugely vague and unconvincingly made up number 3. I love that you qualified your statement with your race first 4. I love that you used dismissive language like "probably exceeded" instead of "absolutely and obscenely exceeded"

  48. KitsuneVoss

    KitsuneVoss

    2 dager siden

    Stand your ground laws did not help Marissa Alexander.

  49. An Epic Otter

    An Epic Otter

    2 dager siden

    A little after 15:00 “before his victim had even been declared dead.” To be completely fair for him, he was probably able to personally confirm the death of his victim before police or medical had the chance to declare it officially so it’s most likely not like his victim was still struggling… most likely

  50. zach demoss

    zach demoss

    2 dager siden

    Politics aside, I just realized how unfunny tv man is without a laugh track

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      @Adversoleso What's so tragic about innocent people defending themselves and their property?

    • Adversoleso

      Adversoleso

      2 dager siden

      It's not funny. It's tragic.

  51. Jose Sanyet

    Jose Sanyet

    2 dager siden

    Who's terrified of Tilda Swinton? She's absolutely GORGEOUS 😍😍😍😍😍😍

  52. NE- YO

    NE- YO

    2 dager siden

    The USA Law system is so scuffed..

  53. Eric Deschênes

    Eric Deschênes

    2 dager siden

    I haven't been to the USA since Drumpf's winning elections and now as a French Canadian the way you cum in your shorts just looking at a gun. This doesn't make it any more safe for non English speaking tourist... What is it with you people and firearms??? Can't drink a beer at 18 but shure can come strolling out of a Walmart with enough firepower to blast through at least two primary schools.

    • Bruce Freadrich

      Bruce Freadrich

      Dag siden

      @Eric Deschênes Yikes! or should I say "zut alors!" (my French was studied for about 30 months on the prairies when Mulroney was P.M. Doubt if I could order lunch/take the bus/find the bathroom anymore. About the same in German and Korean. If you don't use it you loose it…) Travel Alberta's incoming call center (mostly senior citizens planning a vacation - asking you to send them a campground guide) was a breeze by comparison. "No Sir, you can't see Niagara Falls and spend that night at the Banff Springs Hotel" "Because of the distance. Niagara Falls is north of New York while Banff is north of Washington state." "No Sir, you are thinking of Washington D.C. - that is on the east coast. Washington state is on the west coast." "Banff is in the province of Alberta and is north of Montana." "No Sir, that is a chain of steakhouse restaurants…"

    • Eric Deschênes

      Eric Deschênes

      Dag siden

      Suppoosed to be treated by a 911 operators. We have a good training for it but it is not easy to be able stay calm and not escalade a murder situation to be able to make sure you are safe or direct you out of arms way... one night I dealt during two hours with a four years old boy hiding behind a couch witnessing his father killing is mother a typical american misdialing.Calling 411 instead of 911 in Canada is usually easy to manage.The nature of the crisis, usually a fire, or urgent medical attention, or natural death are easy to manage. American callers are panicking,fearing for their life, police assistance is needed immediately but a police unit won't get involved in a gun show quickly unless the gun is in the hands of a black man or boy ... I have heard live on the phone at least 15 people getting killed, several stabbings and more than enough violent crisis related with guns.

    • Eric Deschênes

      Eric Deschênes

      Dag siden

      So, during the night out of 1500 calls, environ 20 % sont des appels a

    • Eric Deschênes

      Eric Deschênes

      Dag siden

      I worked for Bell Canada I was a 411 agent ( because I lived in Vancouver for 2years my capacity to speak English got passable people constantly asked me if I was from Scotland because of the mixted accents roaming in my brain. I speak German, Italian and Spanish, the last 2 are easy when you speak French. so as you can see my writing of it is pathetic my speaking is much much more acceptable with just a slight accent that nobody noticed most of the time a far cry from the atrocious writing I make of it .At 10:00 PM all the requests for phone numbers in North America where treated by us in a bunker in Québec city. We covered all directory assistances requests and there are a lot of requests so many incoming calls in s asonomical proportion enough to give you a sort of vertigo. The United States Mexico and of course Canada switched off all call centers they have and redirected incoming calls to us . All the databanks are stored in a massive server inside the bunker . All this to give you a soft of perspective . I was treating 1500 requests a day! That is 214 conversations an hour!!! And with people who are not mostly pleasent !. Having to go back forth from ende11h to Span

    • Bruce Freadrich

      Bruce Freadrich

      2 dager siden

      @Eric Deschênes I was living in student dormitory at the University of Alberta (the ewe of eh) at the time. The whole country was floored. I used to work as a 1-800 operator for Travel Alberta - for Americans to call when planning on coming to Canada - back before the Internet. Every cliche with almost every call. Yup. I used to encourage Americans to visit Canada. Now… My physiotherapist is from Montana, my dental hygienist is from New York, my optician from California… Educated professionals… on extended holiday???

  54. lightbluehaze

    lightbluehaze

    2 dager siden

    What makes a tiny gun superfluous? is that a reverse/inverse of ,must be compensating for something. or are the writers just losing it.

  55. TheDerpingDutchman

    TheDerpingDutchman

    3 dager siden

    If someone breaks into your house (where you’re supposed to be safe), yes, violence should be permitted. Outside this shouldn’t be the case unless there is no other (less violent) option.

  56. SalKhayer

    SalKhayer

    3 dager siden

    Yep, staying in Canada or Australia. Not moving to America.

  57. Wilkins Coffee

    Wilkins Coffee

    3 dager siden

    0:14 someone put 50 into sneak

  58. Anthony Gomez

    Anthony Gomez

    3 dager siden

    The stupid old dude should’ve listened to the police. He’s stubborn af and went out to kill. I agree robbing houses is not good at all, but they were literally not putting HIM in a life threatening situation

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      In Texas it's known as "Castle Doctrine" laws, *Texas Penal Code, Chapter 9, Subchapter D: "Protection of Property"; Sec. 9.41, 9.42, & 9.43.* And it extends to ex parte or third party too.

  59. Alberto De Cristoforo

    Alberto De Cristoforo

    3 dager siden

    I almost committed suicide when I found out I had herpes virus, I was going through a health blog when I saw how a woman testified of how Dr IGUDIA on NOnet cured her and I decided to contact him, to my greatest shock he actually cured me and now I test negative

  60. Hamza W

    Hamza W

    3 dager siden

    How is the States even a country man??? 😂😂 That place is a joke.

  61. Mmaguy13

    Mmaguy13

    3 dager siden

    People should not be allowed to kill you for a fist fight because you pushed him told him you gonna kick their ass you should not be allowed to execute someone for every day fist fights that is murder no Murderer will enter the kingdom of heaven Shoot a unarmed man is murder

    • Mmaguy13

      Mmaguy13

      19 timer siden

      @BenJamin Croft hahaha

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      Dag siden

      @Mmaguy13 "You gotta read the Bible. _Read_ the Bible. You gotta know which scripture to use for which situation. There is another scripture that's more appropriate for this situation. The Bible says, "Let the redeemed of the Lord say _so."_ That means if someone has done something to you, and you've been redeemed by the Lord, you can beat'em down and say _so."_ - Madea, "Big Happy Family"

    • Mmaguy13

      Mmaguy13

      2 dager siden

      @BenJamin Croft It’s wrong for two people to get into a fistfight and one takes out a gun and shoots them and you don’t have to convince me of anything you have to convince God on Judgment Day when that man’s blood is all over your hands thou shall not kill no murderer shall enter the kingdom of heaven in the Bible if you killed someone merely because they hit you they would give you capital punishment that’s how God sees it

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      @Mmaguy13 It's known as the Non Aggression Principle. If force is initiated against you and/or your property, you have a moral right to use equal if not greater force to defend your person/property. And you can do this ex parte or third party as well, because the Non Aggression Principle is universal.

    • Mmaguy13

      Mmaguy13

      2 dager siden

      @BenJamin Croft I said it’s wrong to shoot someone who is not armed with a dangerous weapon how am I going to jail?

  62. Carlos Emilio Salazar Mendez

    Carlos Emilio Salazar Mendez

    3 dager siden

    That guy who shot the two goons is absolutely B A S E D

  63. Argumemnon

    Argumemnon

    3 dager siden

    That asshat just wanted to go out and kill someone. He used that law as an excuse, as if his life was in danger in another house. The dispatcher told him to stay put, and they cheered him to have ignored that and killed people in the back. Thieves, sure. But as the man said, it's not worth killing someone for a PS5.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      It's known as the Non-Aggression Principle. If force is initiated against you and/or your property, you have a moral right to use equal if not greater force to defend your person/property. And you can do this ex parte or third party as well, because the Non-Aggression Principle is universal. And Texas "Castle Doctrine" law, *Texas Penal Code, Chapter 9, Subchapter D: "Protection of Property"; Sec. 9.41, 9.42, & 9.43.* falls perfectly in line with the Non-Aggression Principle.

  64. C G

    C G

    3 dager siden

    "A white person's fear over a black person's life," should be an America slogan.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      I highly recommend that you check out the NOnet channel Active Self Protection. NOnet won't allow me to post specific links to the videos on their channel that show all races, not just in America, but around the world, utilizing Stand Your Ground, Self Defense and Castle Doctrine.

  65. PG Plays Video Games

    PG Plays Video Games

    3 dager siden

    I don't agree with John's take. With the lady at 16:40 whatever, she didn't shoot. So she should have been charged for brandishing a weapon. If you take out your gun you have to use it. As for the people shown defending themselves earlier in the video, they do what police routinely do every day. And yes I'm for police reform but until they can't act with reckless abandon, I believe so too can the citizens. otherwise you have the government deciding who can and can't die. And all this before we even point out that anti-gun laws don't deter criminals. You're just removing people's right and option to defend themselves.

  66. ẹ́kì

    ẹ́kì

    3 dager siden

    Profoundly sick country.

  67. Love Junkie

    Love Junkie

    3 dager siden

    The feline glamour photo 🤣🤣🤣

  68. Charlotte Jenkins

    Charlotte Jenkins

    3 dager siden

    It says a lot about how our news shows black people that when the photo of Suwatu came up and wasn't a mug shot the thought that went through my head was "oh she must have been shot".

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      The Siwatu-Salama Ra incident was really a result of an altercation two children had. The two children are Ra’s teenage niece, and one of her schoolmates. They were friends, but the girls got into a fight at school, in which Ra’s family say the other girl attacked Ra’s niece. The two girls made up, but tensions lingered between the families. Which is why Ra was unhappy when the other girl's mother, Channell Harvey, dropped her daughter off to spend the night at Anderson’s house last July 16. Ra told the girl to leave. The girl called her mother, crying, to come back and pick her up. “And she was irate when she pulled up. She pulled up upset and demanding answers,” Ra's lawyer Victoria Burton-Harris said. From there, *their stories diverge.* Did Harvey actually try to hit Ra with her car resulting in Ra brandishing her gun because she was in fear of her life? What we do know, beyond any reasonable doubt, is that Siwatu-Salama Ra pulled out a gun (regardless if what was loaded or not) and aimed it at Harvey and her daughter. Harvey even provided three cell phone pictures she’d snapped of Ra holding her gun. And that this whole thing started between Ra’s niece and Harvey's daughter. This is all the jury had to work with. Everything else was a she said she said scenario. Ra didn’t have to take her case to a jury. Her first lawyer encouraged her to take a plea deal. "But Ra didn't want that." says her attorney Burton-Harris. Remember that John Oliver is a comedian hosting a comedy show, *generalizing* information read from a teleprompter, in order for it to fit into his comedic act. I like this show too, but it seriously needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

  69. Gail Anthony

    Gail Anthony

    3 dager siden

    Oy gevalt. I definitely don't want someone like Joe Horn living in my neighborhood. He wasn't in danger. He created the danger.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      In Texas it's known as "Castle Doctrine" laws, *Texas Penal Code, Chapter 9, Subchapter D: "Protection of Property"; Sec. 9.41, 9.42, & 9.43.* Which extends to ex parte or third party as well.

  70. BacklTrack

    BacklTrack

    3 dager siden

    Btw the stuff on the card is just so you don't talk yourself into a charge assuming you're innocent. You generally can't talk your way out of a charge but you can definitely talk your way into a charge. It's just everything you say can and will be used you in a court of law lol

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      @BacklTrack Agreed. Even cops use this motto. And they have qualified immunity. Wait a minute.... Stand Your Ground/Castle Doctrine & Qualified Immunity? Two legalese terms that help protect the use of justified force?

    • BacklTrack

      BacklTrack

      2 dager siden

      @BenJamin Croft I think what they put on the back of the card is acceptable

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      Hence why you do *not* talk to the police. Under any circumstances.

  71. PG Plays Video Games

    PG Plays Video Games

    3 dager siden

    I love stand your ground laws. I hope more states allow it. The less criminals the better.

  72. Like A Ross

    Like A Ross

    3 dager siden

    Of course J Oliver things criminals should live.

  73. EvilestDeath

    EvilestDeath

    3 dager siden

    South Park tonight me one thing...you gotta first yell “it’s coming right for us.” Then you can kill basically anything.

  74. DosBagels

    DosBagels

    3 dager siden

    Shit I just realized john has the same desk chair as me

  75. Joe Bob

    Joe Bob

    3 dager siden

    Trayvon got what he deserved. Had he of stopped and not acted like a thug he'd still be here.

  76. Masekle PS4

    Masekle PS4

    3 dager siden

    The person deescalated the situation by killing the others involved! Duty to retreat

  77. Kilian Balter

    Kilian Balter

    3 dager siden

    17:17 the guy on the left is just laughing about it... surprised they didn't mention it

  78. Jairo Pavon

    Jairo Pavon

    3 dager siden

    Millions of lives are saved by conceal carry and stand your ground laws these are clearly cases where it may have not been justified but no system will be perfect. This is still better than not having a stand your ground law. Guns save more people than they do for destruction a large number is just suicide

  79. Federico Loncan

    Federico Loncan

    3 dager siden

    I'm annoyed at how mad it makes John Oliver that 16 million Americans have taken the steps to legally and responsibly carry guns.

  80. Mapa

    Mapa

    3 dager siden

    They are one step away from legalizing the purge.

  81. 37Dionysos

    37Dionysos

    3 dager siden

    I'm waiting for the GOP-special test case when Stand Your Ground meets Drive Over Protesters For Free. Here's a protester packing a legal gun, he sees a GOP-nut driving right at him, fires and kills the driver. Who wins?

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      The legal gun owner.

  82. Yuno MaplePancakes

    Yuno MaplePancakes

    3 dager siden

    i hate our gun laws and how many loopholes there are for people to easily escape murder, our country might as well create a holiday for an actual purge

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      Legal loopholes? LOL! John Oliver makes it sound like the guy who shot and killed someone, over an argument about dogs, then just walked away scott-free. Both parties involved are at fault. The guy who killed Scott Beary and claimed self defense was charged and sentenced guilty to involuntary manslaughter in the first degree. He was sentenced to prison for 5 years where he currently resides. www.kmov.com/news/murder-charges-issued-in-florissant-show-mes-shooting-that-began-with-argument-over-dog/article_82bbf70a-bec1-54e7-94f2-4e2dff31114b.html Siwatu-Salama Ra incident was really a result of an altercation two children had. The two children are Ra’s teenage niece, and one of her schoolmates. They were friends, but the girls got into a fight at school, in which Ra’s family say the other girl attacked Ra’s niece. The two girls made up, but tensions lingered between the families. Which is why Ra was unhappy when the other girl's mother, Channell Harvey, dropped her daughter off to spend the night at Anderson’s house last July 16. Ra told the girl to leave. The girl called her mother, crying, to come back and pick her up. “And she was irate when she pulled up. She pulled up upset and demanding answers,” Ra's lawyer Victoria Burton-Harris said. From there, *their stories diverge.* Did Harvey actually try to hit Ra with her car resulting in Ra brandishing her gun because she was in fear of her life? What we do know, beyond any reasonable doubt, is that Siwatu-Salama Ra pulled out a gun (regardless if what was loaded or not) and aimed it at Harvey and her daughter. Harvey even provided three cell phone pictures she’d snapped of Ra holding her gun. And that this whole thing started between Ra’s niece and Harvey's daughter. This is all the jury had to work with. Everything else was a she said she said scenario. Ra didn’t have to take her case to a jury. Her first lawyer encouraged her to take a plea deal. "But Ra didn't want that." says her attorney Burton-Harris. Remember that John Oliver is a comedian hosting a comedy show, *generalizing* information read from a teleprompter, in order for it to fit into his comedic act. I like this show too, but it seriously needs to be taken with a grain of salt.

  83. Paul Kenney

    Paul Kenney

    3 dager siden

    So if your in fear of a cop can you shoot them??

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      No. You'll end up in prison and will never again allowed to legally own a gun. Just like that guy arguing over dogs or like that Salama Ra lady too.

  84. hoiy vinosa

    hoiy vinosa

    3 dager siden

    “I like stand your ground laws so that I can shoot anybody within 20 feet of me and claim it as an act of self defense without being punished”

  85. Paul Kenney

    Paul Kenney

    3 dager siden

    If someone shot my brother for robbing a house I would have to go and hunt them down and have a little chat with them

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      Then you'll end up like your criminal brother. smh...

  86. Paul Kenney

    Paul Kenney

    3 dager siden

    Your gun won’t always protect you

  87. Andy Mills

    Andy Mills

    4 dager siden

    A racist gun law in the USA!? Say it ain't so. A crap racist law for a crap racist country.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      Racists gun law? LOL! Bullshit. I highly recommend that you check out the NOnet channel Active Self Protection. NOnet won't allow me to post specific links to the videos on their channel showing _all_ races, not just in America, but all over the world too, utilizing Stand Your Ground, Self Defense and Castle Doctrine.

    • hoiy vinosa

      hoiy vinosa

      3 dager siden

      squawk is not sing send this guy back. return to uk sender

  88. owen cronin

    owen cronin

    4 dager siden

    My only problem with this whole video, is that "duty to retreat" laws often trump the castle doctrine. And it was glossed over. In some states, if you have ANY ability to get out of your house, even egress through a window) you could be tried for murder for defending your property. Never mind that it's YOUR own home or anything.

    • owen cronin

      owen cronin

      2 dager siden

      @BenJamin Croft Precisely! It makes zero sense.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      That's complete bs. You own the effects of your actions because you are the source of what you created. If that's not true then why have property rights or even property at all?

  89. smokingvapes420

    smokingvapes420

    4 dager siden

    Report him

  90. LunarKn1ght

    LunarKn1ght

    4 dager siden

    Ah yes the liberal side has come out, GUNS=EVIL argument got to love this man. He would be a person who says “Hey man I heard you got robbed last night of all your goods, at least you didn’t have a gun on you to escalate the situation, somebody could have died.”

  91. AbstractAudition

    AbstractAudition

    4 dager siden

    Are we allowed to say murderhobo blood cult yet? No? Fine, but at least remember not to tell them the world has an active volcano right now. Somehow getting shot sounds nicer than being smuggled into Iceland and sacrificed to bring the rain back. Seriously though... wtf is wrong with this world? Before someone gives me shyte, "shot them in the back" THE BACK! THAT'S NOT EVEN IN THE LAW, ITS FLAT OUT MURDER DEFENDED AND CHEERED FOR! Murder cult.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      @AbstractAudition Morality _is_ violence. What I mean by that is not all violence is moral. All morality justifies the use of force. For example if your a woman and you have the moral right not to be raped, then of course you are perfectly legit in using force in order not to be raped. If you have the moral right not to be assaulted, then you have the moral right to use force to prevent yourself from being assaulted. If you have the moral right not to be murdered, to not be stolen from, you have the moral right to use force to prevent that. So whatever we define as the _moral_ is what we give permission to use violence in the pursuit of or the defense of that principle. Morality _is_ violence. It's not to say that the two are completely synonymous because you can have just self defense; which is the use of violence to defend your moral rights and that's perfectly fine. However! When people talk about morality, they're talking about _justified violence._ *Justified violence.* So what is the morality that reduces the amount of violence in the world? Clearly it has to be reactionary morality. And it has to be _case limited_ morality. The Non-Aggression Principle is _reactive._ It's not proactive. Thou shall not initiate force against others. But if force is initiated against you then you have the right to initiate force to defend your persons and/or property and that includes ex parte and third party too. It's a universal principle.

    • AbstractAudition

      AbstractAudition

      2 dager siden

      @BenJamin Croft What? Moralizing self defense doesn't have anything to do with anything I said. The context is a country obsessed with a wild-west like way of living. Some mad-maxian fantasy dystopia where they can live out their wet-murder-dreams blasting away at hostile invaders. The reality looks more like an dumb trog shooting a few people in the back. Or a scared old lady offing her neighbor in the dark. Or black people in general simply existing as 'a threat'. We are so far past any practical goal post for moralizing this as justified that it's at the level of a comic book villain's master plan. There are tons of countries with gun restrictive laws and no 'stand your ground' garbage were shooting someone in self defense is a defensible action.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      @AbstractAudition So if I'm understanding you correctly, it is morally irrelevant not to be robbed? It is morally irrelevant not to defend that which is yours?

    • AbstractAudition

      AbstractAudition

      2 dager siden

      @BenJamin Croft Literally not relevant. Stop replying to me.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      @AbstractAudition In Texas it's known as "Castle Doctrine" laws, *Texas Penal Code, Chapter 9, Subchapter D: "Protection of Property"; Sec. 9.41, 9.42, & 9.43.* fyi, it falls perfectly in line with the Non-Aggression Principle. Get it?

  92. Iron Chef

    Iron Chef

    4 dager siden

    A license to kill for white supremacist...wonder what would happen if a black man tries to use this excuse

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      Then check out the NOnet channel Active Self Protection and you'll find out.

  93. Andee Christian

    Andee Christian

    4 dager siden

    We need a "stand your ground" law for people with disabilities under threat of imminent danger, from their state dept of health that has cut funding, that leaves people in wheelchairs under age 60 to fend for themselves! I think I just put a couple different episodes in a blender. A girl can dream🤪

  94. Ahmet Cemiloglu

    Ahmet Cemiloglu

    4 dager siden

    At the end of the day, it's a numbers game. The people who survived in a self-defense situation vs. people who exploited the law and got away with murder. As long as people are involved, nothing will be perfect. People will do good and evil. But, why does Oliver focus on one side of reality? If he was really interested in truth, he would have covered the other side of the coin too. Maybe defining perception and driving the narrative under the cover of a fun comedy show is why he's getting paid for. Like Stephen Colbert (not funny), like Seth Meyers (not funny), like Trevor Noah (used to be funny). These people lied in our faces for months about the President of the United States colluding with Russia, and having "Golden Shower" videos from Russian hotel rooms. Low lives, liars, shills, and people still watch them. Pathetic really.

  95. Gigity1107

    Gigity1107

    4 dager siden

    That beggars belief. They should call it the '007 law' licence to kill.

    • BenJamin Croft

      BenJamin Croft

      2 dager siden

      If that's how you think it is, then you'll end up in prison and will never again allowed to legally own a gun. Just like that guy arguing over dogs or like that Salama Ra lady too.

  96. Mash709

    Mash709

    4 dager siden

    Why can't America just be normal? Holy fuck.

  97. Healthy Homes of Lubbock

    Healthy Homes of Lubbock

    4 dager siden

    Too bad Oliver is not as smart as he thinks he is

  98. wnnalis cioov

    wnnalis cioov

    4 dager siden

    This just makes every gun owner judge, jury, and executioner.

    • Amir Hajiabbasi

      Amir Hajiabbasi

      Dag siden

      Cherry-picked what? We're not pulling up any statistics or evidence. We're arguing the principle of the matter.

    • Jairo Pavon

      Jairo Pavon

      3 dager siden

      These are cherry picked there are millions of lives saved by conceal carry

    • Amir Hajiabbasi

      Amir Hajiabbasi

      3 dager siden

      Judge, jury, executioner, and with the card, attorney

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