Crisis pregnancy centers deceptively steer women away from abortion. They can be started way too easily by religious groups like, for instance, a late night talk show’s megachurch.
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Youtube is blocking all of your new content. I don't know if that's just in Canada, or what, but I'm unsubscribing. You're just a waste of space now. Please deal with that, or stop bothering to put videos up if no one can watch them.
Why can't people learn to be responsible? I know things are different on a case by case basis - still in some cases it comes down to irresponsible people - simply wanting the easy way out and avoiding responsibility. Oh in regards to the Priest - it seems like he was the one in need of an exorcism.
Keep up the “holy” good work John Oliver. You do a fantastic job - keep up the great work! Wit, biting sarcasm & always spot on.
Ignore the haters & keep going .... particularly anything about New Zealand. As a kiwi I’ve noticed you have infrequently targeted our nation (sex toys in the face aside) - there is so much of a rich mine of material (look up national naked NZ day). Keep up the great work
"If you believe abortion is immoral. You are, of course, allowed to set up a center informing women about it."
This is where John and I differ on our politics. I think it's misleading, and potentially harmful, to set up a center discouraging women to seek proper medical care during pregnancy. Regardless of your moral, or religious, alignment. And, as a society, we should not continue to encourage it even if done through proper legal avenues.
So-called pro-lifers don't care about life. If they did, they'd support vulnerable women. They'd help raise these children. They'd provide access to care. They care about pushing their 'traditional' agenda on other people who are just trying to go on with their lives. It's fucking pathetic.
"In the report on CEO pay, the group found that all 56 CEOs in the system make over 100,000 a year, one-tenth of Planned Parenthood's boss Cecile Richards, who made $957,952, said the report." ~American Life League
Quote by Cecille Richards,
“We are here today to thank
generations of organizers,
troublemakers, and hell-raisers
who formed secret sisterhoods,
who opened Planned Parenthood
health centers in their communities,
and demanded the right to control
their own bodies.”
— Cecile Richards
Women’s March 2017
yeah, $957,952 dollars a year to make these characteristics sound like a moral rally cry.
Are those anti-abortions people vegetarians?
I would personally argue that an unwanted bit of human cells and a fullgrown intelligent horse are at léást the same worth, aren't they?
I mean...sure, the cells might have 'more' potential later on in life, but they still need to be birthed and fed and raised for 18 years before that happens.
And if a Christian is set on that..but has absolutely nó problem killing the horse to have something to put on their sandwich, which they'll shit out again later, then that's weird, isn't it?
I mean, you don't háve to eat the horse...tons of animal-cells (meat) are being thrown away daily, especially in America.
Yet when the cells are human...and are about to cause someone (young) a great deal of pain and suffering...it needs to stay.
At this point, I feel like it should be asked if ANYTHING tax dollars go to isn't an atrocity? At least, anything outside of the bottom 10 fund-recipients.
I'm not saying "don't pay taxes," because there is a Mafia-esque racket around them, but I am suggesting there should be a movement to let people CHOOSE what they pay for so these emotional abuse dispensers on wheels can shrivel up and die.
These people are sick. Can you imagine dedicating your life to lying and manipulating people to have babies they can't afford? Oh, and of course these are the same people who don't want to provide ANY help to the mother or baby once the child is born. Yay Republicans!
Ok John Oliver we get it, you are in favor of killing babies! And thankyou for letting us all know about how much you hate children as to not protect them from harm. I'm just going to come out and say that it's not ok to kill babies! If you are feeling bad about killing a baby that is a good thing! Abortion clinics are government funded, give only one option (abortion). Crisis Pregnancy Centers don't get government funding. You are the predator here!
I could not finish watching this. Not because the content was poorly done, but because I feel like booking a flight south to go yell at some Americans in creepy vans and teach local activists how to build tire-buster caltrops on the cheap.
With everything that has recently happened with the recent Palestinian protest I do believe an episode on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict may be in order, I will post this on every video till I get a response or the requested video ;)
women are your really willing to pay to kill your CHILD!! WTF Is wrong with ya'll!! dont listen to this cunt!
cpc's are good, Its all voluntary!! john why do you have a problem with people VOLUNTARILY trying to talk women out of killing their babies!!! You fuking abortionist, go to hell .
At the intersection of California and San Antonio in Mountain View, CA, there is a Planned Parenthood. Across the street there is "Real Options" a "CPC" and right next to "Real Options" is a company named "Hanger."
Okay, it's time we stare this 9,000 pound elephant in the room straight in the face: every one of the posts on here need to fricking understand that even if early-term abortion is indeed going total third reich on poor unsuspecting yet-to-be-born infants, or is simply removing a process before actual sentient life forms to save massive life derailment doesn't matter. The *MOTHER* is the one who is going to have to make the choice. Not the father. Not random assholes on the internet. Not the mother's priest, pastor, emam, or community leader. Calling people uninformed stupid fucks on here just because you don't agree with the statement don't make you informed - it shows how stupid a fuck *YOU* really are. Stop trying to equate each other to the worst slime of humanity and move on with your stupid ass lives.
An interesting thing about this CPC's owners is the fact that they are devout conservative christians, yet by misleading women that turn to them in times of despair, they actively and awarely breach the ninth commandment, which orders not to bear false witness. In a nutshell, CPC managers are a bunch of downright hypocrites that think they have the right to mess with other people's bodies and lives! Pro-life people are mainly assholes. They care too much about the fetus, but don't bother watching the government sending thousands of living, breathing human beings to war, or to live in tent cities.
Emotional manipulating someone because they don’t subscribe to a certain set of beliefs. What?? AND lying to them or giving them crap advice???? This is horrible! I thought this was a free country but it seems that Christians are starting to shove their beliefs down everyone’s throats.
Just let people chose what they do to themselves you fucking losers. How stupid do you have to be to think ending a pregnancy is murder. As long as no one is emotionally hurt by terminating the pregnancy, who fucking cares. Unborn humans aren’t humans, they’re basically a grouping of cells, not a human baby
Did you hear the account of a happy young woman who just had her 9th abortion? She was a very happy go lucky, bubbly lady. In the recovery room, out of curiosity, she asked the nurse if she could see 'it'. "After all, I've done this 9 times, I guess I should see what it looks like". The nurse brought the wee baby (13 weeks, I believe) to the mother.
The mother GASPED in shock. and began crying and screaming saying, "It's a BABY!!! It's a BABY!" She fell to her knees from the recovery chair and was so inconsolable. The other abortion clients began crying, too. The nurses led her away to a bathroom and shut the door, but they could STILL hear her crying. They called the boyfriend, who then went in to try to get the girl out. HE also came out crying.
Why was she so surprised that the child really was a baby? She'd been purposely lead to believe it was 'just a clump of cells'.
Eventually, the girl went home and never returned to the abortion clinic again.
Yes, people are lying. Better figure out who, before you slander and libel an organization's name.
You folks have got some catching up to do. It's best to remain silent with your suspicions until you have absolute proof. Get informed. Soak it in. Ask yourself some questions. For example, how much does the Planned Parenthood president make per year?
Do you feel it's right to make an obnoxious amount of money in an industry that encourages the killing of innocent life? Do you think money could be the reason they fight like a rabid tiger to keep it legal? If the abortion industry fights for women because 'they are so smart and are capable of deciding for themselves, and if the industry thinks 'no one LOVES having an abortion', then why haven't these smart women come up with a better alternative to mutilating their children? After all, it's been over 40 years time since it became legal, yet over 60 million abortions have been committed. Ask yourself, "is abortion rare?"
If you fail to ask yourselves these honest to goodness necessary questions, then please , PLEASE, don't pretend to have upper knowledge on this topic.
I'm sure she makes quite a bit. Her job is tough.
Killing of innocent life? What are you on about? It's a fetus, not a person.
No, it's about women's health, not money.
There are alternatives to abortion that PP helps with as well.
What's your issue again?
In France it is a criminal offense to hamper the acess to an abortion (access to the building praticing abortions or threats to the medical staff and women). In 2017, it has been extended and it is now an offense to hamper an abortion by disrupting the access to a good information about abortion. The Law mainly aimed at changing websites which had the apparences of serious medical website or which targetting young people (looking like buzzfeed etc) but hid a negative (or religious) opinion abortions and therefore wasn't honest about its goal, gave partial and biais information and tried to "tricked" vulnerable (and young) women. Sorry if it is not clear, it's not easy to explain espacially in english. :)
Christians and other religious nutjobs that want to stop abortion should do the only 3 things that have been proven to prevent abortion: 1) have comprehensive sex-education programs in all schools that are not abstince-only. Abstinence-focused sex-ed has never in the history of mankind reduced the rate of pregnancies. 2) distribute free and easily-accessible birth control. 3) fund childcare, education, and food stamps to feed the kids of poor mothers that are going to be crawling around if they're not aborted--otherwise these kids will grow up neglected, stupid, and with malnutrition, all things that will make them more likely to be criminals. In fact, scientific studies have shown that a large reason why the crime rate has been dropping in the past couple decades is that poor women are having more abortions. This is a good thing. No God or religion has been proven, and America should defer to no God or religion. Science has been proven, and I don't want starving kids that suffer and then grow up to be criminals and welfare leeches. If abortion is the only way to make that happen, so be it. The country will be a better place as a result.
Reminds me of the message by Sister Joan Chittister, a Benedictine nun - "I do not believe that just because you're opposed to abortion, that that makes you pro-life. In fact, I think in many cases, your morality is deeply lacking if all you want is a child born but not a child fed, not a child educated, not a child housed. And why would I think that you don't? Because you don't want any tax money to go there. That's not pro-life. That's pro-birth. We need a much broader conversation on what the morality of pro-life is."
And I couldn't agree more. Most of these people only want babies born and whatever happens to those babies afterwards, they don't care.
It is horrible to offer women a choice, Other than Abortion??!! Come on Oliver, Planned Parenthood has quotas for Abortion because it makes them the most money!! Planned parenthood does not offer as many choices as these other clinics! Stating misleading or inaccurate info reminds me to get my NEWS from credible source Instead of an ENTERTAINER! News is not your thing Oliver, tell your writers to stick to entertainment!
Once again, get news from real journalists not entertainers that utilize a staff of writers! Otherwise, you will continue to post comments acting like you know what all women think when they are contemplating abortion.
How many low income clinics have you worked for that provide these types of services? I have worked at 3, and working as a Medical Technologist(ASCP), we in the lab have to deal with the "Product of Conception" specimens. Dealing with these specimens has given me a newfound respect for life, AS WELL AS, a great respect for any person involved with making these types of decisions in life.
These "pro-life" clinics offer more services and OPTIONS than planned parenthood. It just gets frustrating when ANY clinic is showcased in a manner that is not consistent with its true nature, especially when it is presented by a comedian/news satirist/actor whom has not done any real investigative journalism, because he is NOT a journalist. What makes things worse is people who get their current world events from these entertainers exclusively, without ever thinking about doing any independent research of their own because they have found a "news Source" that matches their own personal beliefs.
The fuck are you even talking about?
His point was not that these pro-life clinics exist, his point is that many (if not most) of them are luring women in using objectionable strategies to not give them personal counselling or advice, but to talk them out of a choice that is theirs to make.
Women who visit an abortion clinic have been and are in emotional turmoil for weeks. And these assholes have the guts to lure them into a BUS to tell them (in a roundabout way, of course) that they are terrible human beings for aborting that fetus which they may not be able to support and which may have been brought into existence from sexual abuse. If they were to offer legitimate advice or even financial/legal/whatever assistance to insecure women, I doubt anyone would take issue.
Also, if I go to a clinic and require a surgery, I expect a neutral explanation of the risks involved, the surgical and the aftercare procedures. Then I expect the surgeon to either show me better alternatives yielding the same result or to perform the surgery to the best of their ability.
It IS horrible to manipulate and misinform patients in order to push a political agenda, which is the main point of JO's complaints. And most of the stuff you said about PP is wrong. Most of what they do doesn't even involve abortions; mostly just providing sex education and discount contraceptives to low-income families. Which, ironically enough, does more to reduce abortion and teen pregnancy rates then any of the methods pushed by conservatives.
The moment these anti-abortion people support these fetuses monetarily until the age of 18, then ok. Instead they just leave 'em high and dry. Where are the orphanages? Hopefully these organizations are also running children's homes.
these places should've been made illegal years ago. they are run solely by conservative religious nutjobs masquerading as medical professionals. and their racket exists to take advantage of poor, confused women in crisis at the most desperate time in their lives... cuz they ''believe''. Some simple things you MUST keep in mind to ensure this shit gets shut down:
1. If at any time they refuse to answer your questions, shift the subject away, or don't eagerly ensure you are well informed of your legal reproductive rights, they are a SCAM.
2. Always require credentials. A real doctor will proudly display degrees and certificates on his/her wall. You want to know what medical school they graduated from; what area of expertise they focus in (OB/GYN, GP, surgeon, etc.); where their degrees are displayed; how many years they've been a ''doctor''. You should be able to easily find them listed under the AMA. If they refuse to answer and give proof on the spot, they are a SCAM.
3. Look out for their wording and level of professionalism. The freaks at these places are not doctors, not even associated with the profession. It's not a stretch at all to say they're most likely not that bright to begin with. If they begin using phrases such as "killing your baby"; if they even approach the subjects of 'morality' or attempt to shame or deny you information on relevant issues at any time, they are a SCAM.
4. Look out for scare tactics. Birth control, morning-after pills, getting your tubes tied, wanting testing for STDs, abortions - they have ZERO to do with obscure or debilitating ailments. These people literally make up diseases and afflictions as a threat. Everything from ''cancer risks rising ---%" to "immune system shutdown" to "higher rate of contracting ---"... they will even sink so low as to tell women their tits will fall off or their clit will shrivel up and die if they have an abortion or take a morning-after pill. ALL of this is FALSE. If it bothers you, immediately get a second opinion from a real professional.
5. They love giving ultrasounds because it helps make them look legit - except the truth is it's the only professional-looking procedure they're legally allowed to perform without medical credentials. They think they can get away with "God's mission" because they're technically only giving advice, so they can't be charged with anything...they just don't tell YOU they're not really doctors.
So if you do think you're going to a fake women's clinic, make sure to record all conversations and phone calls. Take someone with you - whom you have the right to accompany you for an ultrasound AND in office. If some nutjob with a white coat and stethoscope around her neck claims to be a doctor but can't provide proof; insists on procedures you don't consent to; shares information without consent - REPORT them IMMEDIATELY. These things are illegal and having proof/witnesses of such things will get them prosecuted and shut down, as they should be.
Shame on you for attacking crisis pregnancy centers and Save the Storks. These organizations give women the emotional support they need during trying times, as opposed to manipulating & profiting off of their pain like Planned Parenthood does. You're disgusting. How much is Planned Parenthood paying you for this obvious piece of leftist propaganda? Ridiculous.
They don't though. This harassment from John Oliver is a complete piece of propaganda. His description of Save the Storks is total fiction. Save the Storks provides information about ALL options, unlike PP who only wants to pressure you to abort. Save the Storks gives objectively true information with open arms, they charge absolutely nothing for their services, and they don't ever tell you what decision to make--they leave that up to you. PP, on the other hand, purposely prevents women from viewing ultrasounds, and manipulates them into thinking there's nothing inside the womb. PP then pressures women to abort and then charges them for it. PP is a business that profits from women's pain. Save the Storks is a group of loving people that simply want to help women in need and give them the resources to educate themselves about their options. John Oliver is a liar and this video of his leads me to believe he's being paid off.
If anything, these places attack women and make them feel threatened. They do not show both sides of the story and give all the options like a real medical practice. They have no training in medicine, no training in psychology and this cannot properly support these patients. They present false facts and dodge laws purposely
Toby Potato the problem with that is that foster care systems and orphanages are chronically overcrowded and underfunded. It doesn't help that the conservatives that are against abortion are generally also against social services that could give the children in question a decent childhood.
Look, I'm not a big fan of abortions. I am, however, a fan of truth regardless of whether or not it fits my personal ideals. But why are they trying to take the moral high ground while actively lying to women? If all sin is equal than their behaviour should be as appalling to them as an abortion. Do I believe in abstinence? Yeah, I do, but people are allowed to make mistakes because that is the one thing all humans have in common. They should be given all their legal options.
To get a good idea of the prolife mentality, look up a guy called Troy Newman.
Here is a video from TRMS worth watching
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we need to outlaw crisis pregnancy centers!!! they lie to women about their health!!!!!!!!
#prochoice!! womens rights are human rights!
sperm has a sense of smell but we don't see no republican ass tryna ban male masturbation.
if you wanna ban abortion then you either got some crazy control issues up in there or you don't know science
Pro-lifers, maybe think of eradicating issues that cause unwanted pregnancies rather than taking away the right to a SAFE abortion. Desperate women will get unsafe, illegal abortions otherwise and that just creates another victim.
There are two billboards in my city advertising these centers. They seemed like a scam immediately. A quick google search proved I was right. I can see how women can be misled, there is nothing on these websites that mention providing abortions or not providing abortions. I had to go to other websites to find a definitive answer, even though it took only a few clicks. However I was actually trying to find out if it was a scam center just because the sign bothered enough to look, it was unnerving to be honest. The websites are glaringly obvious to someone who is not in need; but to someone who is in need of care they might be duped by the welcoming language. It made me sick to my stomach.
This is absolutely ridiculous. I was raised by a single mother as an only child. Although I can appreciate people being opposed to abortions but it should NEVER BE GOVERNMENT FUNDED TO RUN AN ANTI-ABORTION EMOTIONAL MANIPULATION CHAPEL. I think you know why I am calling it a chapel, as even though it is a big reason our country was founded (to escape religious persecution and to create a home for those who were being otherwise not allowed to live their life with religious freedom) putting any name that insinuates health care while having a bent against personal choice should be 100% illegal, as should giving the poor women who find themselves in one of these masquerading churches either incomplete or false information regarding their options.
All I can say is I am thankful I have never lived in a state that provides funding for this bullshit. As far as I am concerned, none of these manipulative hypocrisy-monger chapels should ever be given ANY GOVERNMENT FUNDING. THE US WAS FOUNDED ON SEPARATION OF CHURCH AND STATE, not the subversive mind control of all citizens even if they are not Christian.
It should totally be an inside joke that every time a woman coughs in a Planned Parenthood she says "It's that abortion again" or "Sorry, bits of fetus". Admittedly it's kinda fucked up and stupid but so are crisis pregnancy centers
There is also a kind of spider that lets her spawn feed off her bodily fluids at first and later her entire body. So I'd say the first JOFFWWaA fact just got debunked...
Also "they come.. in brOWn" is the funniest delivery of any line ever
It's a wonder that Evangelicals have such a radical pro-life stance when the Old Testament advocates that killing everybody for any excuse at all is such a great method of punishment. Not to mention that Numbers 5 describes abortion with God's direct involvement and endorsement (not that it actually worked, but Christians can't tell the difference if they believe any of the other bullshit in the Bible).
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