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22/02/2016 11:56 GMT | Updated 22/02/2016 11:59 GMT

John Oliver Tackles The Abortion Law Debate On 'Last Week Tonight

Abortion is theoretically legal, but some states make it practically inaccessible.

Posted by Last Week Tonight with John Oliver on Sunday, February 21, 2016

Voice of the people John Oliver is back on screens across the pond, taking his unique brand of British humour to the States to speak a little sense while making us all laugh.

Despite schooling the US public on the ridiculous aspects of their political system on a regular basis for the past three years, he hasn't touched on the draconian abortion laws - until now.

Amid attacks on abortion clinics across the country, John finally took it upon himself to highlight how the country's right wing are stifling women's rights and setting up painful barriers for anyone who requires an abortion.

Using statistics and clips from a recent documentary, the Last Week Tonight host points out how incredibly difficult it is for some women to gain access to the medical care they need.

Watch the video above to see his epic hot take, but be warned - it's very powerful stuff.

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