Adam Ruins Everything S03E01 Adam Ruins Guns

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  • Published on Dec 5, 2018
  • Adam Conover explores ideas many people take for granted and dispels widespread misconceptions

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  • Jeanette Linde Nørregren

    hmm, kind of like the old danish commas. I can see that in english, fewer commas are used. In danish we splatter the text with different "kinds" of commas and did it not too long ago. The first two commas can be one in two kinds. Actually the third one too. But whether the commas are of one or the other kind the meaning stays more or less the same.

  • ian lawrence
    ian lawrence 2 days ago

    Would took on the whole gun community to date that blondy

  • Malenier Nicholan
    Malenier Nicholan 2 days ago

    pepper rifle...

  • Nota Troll
    Nota Troll 2 days ago

    You Americans just need to be more creative. I live in the U.K. and our lack of guns don’t stop us from being violent. Brexit is shaping up to be a massive shitshow, so you never know when we’ll finally start seeing yobs with guns. I’ve resigned myself to this life - I think I could manage living in a cyberpunk dystopia.

  • Jacob Inman
    Jacob Inman 3 days ago

    as if Americans care about the suffering of victims of gun violence...

  • the Unthinkable
    the Unthinkable 4 days ago

    The Australian who shoot in the NZ shooting

  • VB Stubby
    VB Stubby 6 days ago

    I'm not American but the second amendment is pretty damn clear.

    The people have the right to keep and bear arms in the case of a militia having to be formed by the people

  • VB Stubby
    VB Stubby 6 days ago

    we still have shootings here in Australia wtf.

    We don't have as much mass shooting than before the buyback but we have around the same amount of mass murders

  • Michael Heetebrij
    Michael Heetebrij 6 days ago

    i'm very certain that black people have the same right to bare arms as white people.... and for the love of all that is good, those 2 ridiculous examples are hardly a case for racism, in a country of 350 million....

  • Anouk Moerman
    Anouk Moerman 8 days ago +5

    How come Switzerland also has a lot of guns and they don’t have these problems?

  • -lucky-
    -lucky- 9 days ago

    im canadian

  • Walker #6257
    Walker #6257 11 days ago +1

    at least you included Australia and showed the comparison between us and Americans, I now have proof to show Americans that they aren't as perfect as some think they are

  • Walker #6257
    Walker #6257 11 days ago

    can Doress be my grandma? she's hilarious

  • Miguel Sanchez
    Miguel Sanchez 11 days ago

    17:25 *god thats sickening sad* ...

  • Luke Cooper
    Luke Cooper 14 days ago

    3:21 anyone get the joke?

  • Ben Jerry
    Ben Jerry 23 days ago

    OF course guns are racist. Blacks like to shoot blacks, and white people are to blame. OK. smh.

  • Alice Ritson
    Alice Ritson 23 days ago

    14:54 a year ago i went outside and i saw two police officers eyeing a large family of color suspiciously. They weren't doing anything wrong they were just enjoying the sun as a family. There were other family's near them but these officers were SO intent on this family. It was disgusting.

  • Christopher
    Christopher 23 days ago +1

    This is so misleading and toxic... I hope someone kills Adam

  • Matthew Cheung
    Matthew Cheung 24 days ago

    I don't care if you say mass *shootings* are not the guns fault. Many countries like Australia and Britian's mass shooting rate dropped to 0 once all guns are banned. Are people in those country better people after banning guns? Or are you bullshitting everyone at the cost of innocent lives

  • Conspiracy Bear
    Conspiracy Bear 24 days ago +1

    Boo hoo black people shoot eachother so much but its white peoples fault.

    • Stijn N
      Stijn N 24 days ago

      Did you even watch the video??

  • Girou
    Girou 24 days ago

    5:07 101%

  • SkullMinePro
    SkullMinePro 25 days ago +1

    What if they simply ban the import and sale of guns?
    Yes, it won't stop the problem, but in the future, it will.
    Guns will break down, or rust in the future, limiting the number of guns, solving the problem in a few decades, maybe?
    Yes, it's slow, but it's better than just not doing much about it.

    • CordingRobin716
      CordingRobin716 24 days ago

      SkullMinePro that would work only if Americans wouldn’t be outraged and I would agree with the outrage also you forgot about the black market

  • Hernan Pantolla
    Hernan Pantolla 25 days ago +1

    isn't that supposed to be "touch down"?

  • Gabriel Taiapa
    Gabriel Taiapa 25 days ago

    I love how they say 65 million people were stopped but only 1.5 just say the number don't twist it

    • Deja K
      Deja K 24 days ago

      Gabriel Taiapa he said 1.5 percent

  • Ashley Lightheart
    Ashley Lightheart 25 days ago +3

    THE CONSTITUTIONS A MESS
    So it needs amending
    ITS FULL OF CONTRADICTIONS!
    So is independence.
    We have to start somewhere.

    We just don't know where the end is.

  • Fredrik Fjeld
    Fredrik Fjeld 25 days ago +6

    There are more gun related deaths in the US, compared to any other "western" country. 4 times as much as the country in Europe with the most gun related deaths.
    It is hard to do anything with the guns already in circulation, but a background check, or being a part of a gun club, having a hunting license or the likes, would help on accidental deaths and more. Over time that is. It would take years to notice the difference.
    People seem to forget that part.

    Ofc, every third person killed by guns in the US, is by a police officer. I doubt those numbers are a part of the homicide numbers.
    So there is a cultural change that needs to happen on many levels.

    And there is no room in the second amendment to restrict anyone from owning a gun? Like a background check?
    People who have been charged with criminal conduct have their rights removed or restricted all the time!
    People in jail often have no means to contact the outside world. Your possessions are taken from you. You can't be armed in a jail. Your right to freedom is taken completly away.
    In many states you aren't allowed to vote when you come out. Either forever or for some years.
    Aren't all of this against the constitution as well?

    Limiting someone with a background check, or that you need to be part of a gun club, wouldn't limit your right to bear arms. It would limit your ability to buy arms right away. Unless you restrict people from being able to join gun clubs, or if the background check disqualifies you because of anything other than criminal conduct or being sound of mind, then you still have your right!
    WHere does it say: A person has the right to buy a gun and get it RIGHT AWAY, no matter what. ?

    Just my opinion on it.
    If anyone can explain a reason why there can't be some kind of restriction, or why it would be against the ammendment, then I would love to hear it.

    • Hydro fusion
      Hydro fusion 14 days ago

      there were more gun deaths in soviet russia with far more restrictions, just saying.....

  • ADerpyReality
    ADerpyReality 25 days ago

    If you want to be a 'good guy with a gun' hope you're white or you're both considered crazy people with guns and neither is the 'good guy'.

  • Bashar Naeem
    Bashar Naeem 25 days ago

    I’m actually Aussie

  • Kongo
    Kongo 25 days ago +2

    "And Serah i'm hurt" (18:09)

  • Alba G
    Alba G 26 days ago +1

    I don't get all the "defending from the government" staff
    What are you going to do? Shoot the police? Okay, you go to jail, because surprise, law exists. If the government really targets you a pathetic gun is not going to save you. It may be because I'm European but I don't see how you're gonna defend yourself from the government with a gun.
    If you're going to protest, please, please, please, don't do it with guns. No one wants a masacre

    • Mid
      Mid 25 days ago

      All i see, is that American treat guns like toy, they enjoy playing with it and throwing tantrum when someone trying to told them the danger of it

  • Alba G
    Alba G 26 days ago +1

    *watches in European*
    The US is crazy

  • EpicSexGay
    EpicSexGay 26 days ago +2

    Come to Europe and stop whining about racism

    • hanna meier
      hanna meier 25 days ago +1

      Live in Europe, still experience racisim

    • c t
      c t 25 days ago +1

      or australia

  • Fantasmic Art 2312
    Fantasmic Art 2312 27 days ago

    06:00 If I was the girl next to Adam about Gun Violence to show the popcorn thing, I would've asked if he was going to eat the popcorn
    Edit: finished watching the video, feel bad to the 2 black people that got shot in defence or purposely shot. 😢

  • Howler
    Howler Month ago

    Here’s an idea
    Follow the British example💂‍♀️🇬🇧🇬🇧🇬🇧

  • timtimtimmaah
    timtimtimmaah Month ago +2

    7:20 Nope. Supreme Court Justice Scalia already explained that the founding fathers must have had in mind the civilian's right to bear arms.

  • Yuliya Blokhina
    Yuliya Blokhina Month ago +2

    Normally I hate progressives, but I like this one. He avoids all the mistakes that gave SJWs bad name. If only all activists were like Adam there would not have been so much SJW animosity.

    • c t
      c t 25 days ago +1

      same

  • CynicalThought
    CynicalThought Month ago

    Adam: "How do you propose we do that?"
    Girl: "With gun buybacks?"
    Common Sense Me: "If you make all firearms illegal for citizens they 'll face jail time for possession, therefore they 'll be much more willing to hand them over, whether or not they 're compensated. Illegalizing firearms will also put an end to production of ammo, which should statistically reduce gun violence over time, until it is completely eliminated. There 's a very simple rule you can follow for the law. When you give a private citizen the power to end other people's lives at will and with the simple press of a button that may be a bit too much freedom. However, I see no reason against legalizing recreational drugs, as they are most likely to have an effect on the person themselves."

    • CynicalThought
      CynicalThought 27 days ago

      +Curatrix Excubiarum Yes I 've considered that. But from the top of my head most school shootings are not done by criminals, they 're done by kids who borrowed a relative's firearm. Also, criminals usually carry guns to use for monetary gain, therefore a massacre isn't their goal (unless you mean gangs). The bottom line is, banning firearms will keep them out of most people 's hands, and therefore statistically reduce shootings. It is really that simple.

    • Curatrix Excubiarum
      Curatrix Excubiarum Month ago

      But have you ever considered, that maybe, criminals... Might do illegal things? Like keep their guns? Or buy guns illegally?

  • albertogomes167
    albertogomes167 Month ago +15

    Laughs in European XD

  • Morally Conflicted Tortoise

    Well, yes, but actually no.

  • YO tEnGo
    YO tEnGo Month ago

    America: make wall that will cost Billions, If Mexicans are there they can’t go back.. and to make that wall still stand will also cost money..
    Also America: We banned chocolate Kundera I mean but our guns are bout our culture
    My school has this rumours that if you make a Texas person mad THEY’ll SHOOT US i asked my dad and he even said that...

  • Iris F
    Iris F Month ago +2

    I agree with a lot of this. However, I believe Adam would have a lot more credibility if he interviewed conservative researchers, and not only California liberal professors (Professor Lott, for instance). Adam is also dishonest in trying to portray ALL NRA members as politicized fanatics who will not ever consider compromise. The truth is there are groups of people in our country who would LOVE to disarm us, for their own selfish reasons. And that, even if anyone could, the criminals would still be armed. If the mayority of gun violence is suicide or urban crime, then start there. Find ways to deal with the reasons people resort to violence and leave the decent, law-abiding citizen alone, and protected. We don't own guns ONLY for self defense, we love the shooting sports and we truly believe an armed citizenry is a road block to tyranny.

  • Nedra Paul
    Nedra Paul Month ago +1

    Why am i watching this. Im not American, and the last thing i need is other peoples problems

  • BLACK PIG
    BLACK PIG Month ago

    They have lesbians in there cause its normal okay??? Oh and one of them is black

  • Henryk Zając
    Henryk Zając Month ago +2

    So in conclusion, USA can't be disarmed, because too many people has a gun, and it would be too difficult and too expensive to take them back.

  • Lr Miner
    Lr Miner Month ago

    Here in England we don't have guns.
    We have sarcasm and tea

    • LowModulation
      LowModulation Month ago

      You mean beatings, stabbings and car rammings.

  • Pinkpanda73
    Pinkpanda73 Month ago

    17:24-18:22 is, by far, the most powerful moment in the series.

  • max Williams
    max Williams Month ago +1

    5:07 does anybody else notice it adds up to 101%

    • Mind Flux
      Mind Flux 25 days ago +1

      There's this mathematical concept called rounding.

  • Broo2
    Broo2 Month ago

    WTF was this worthless bullshit? Second Amendment. -and it is mostly Democrats committing gun crimes!

  • kombinant
    kombinant Month ago

    The funniest (or the saddest) thing is even if all these 'pro-ban'/'pro-control' activist got their wish, it wouldn't change much. There's too many guns in the US and gun-culture is too deep routed. Maybe it'd be better if the 2nd amendment never existed, but you can't turn back time. Media never wants to talk about real solutions, deaths and attacks are only used as a political tool. There's no morality in this.

  • Thegamingpryce
    Thegamingpryce Month ago

    I’m lucky I’m British no offence

  • LarNic LarNic
    LarNic LarNic Month ago

    I would have liked to see swiss gun laws and gun culture being used as a role model. I really think america could learn a lot from switzerland. (absolutely love the USA tho 🇺🇸)

  • RANGLER TOP
    RANGLER TOP 2 months ago

    who thinks the video was over 6:54

  • E RA
    E RA 2 months ago +9

    I lika that in the opening someone always says hi to adam back. So nice.

  • simon pukki
    simon pukki 2 months ago

    The Black panthers also killed many many police officers

  • Maestrul Gamer
    Maestrul Gamer 2 months ago

    Even the guns have guns in S.U.A.?

  • Maestrul Gamer
    Maestrul Gamer 2 months ago

    2:42-Just ban the sale of ammunition.Withought ammo,the fire weapons become useless.

  • Maria M
    Maria M 2 months ago

    In England we have gun control and gun violence is rare

    • LowModulation
      LowModulation Month ago

      Yeah but violence is not, you have tons of stabbings. You have 3.8% of the gun ownership per capita of the USA but you have 22.8% of the murders. I guess it's not the guns, is it, love?

  • Pedro Pinheiro Augusto
    Pedro Pinheiro Augusto 2 months ago

    The US has a anachronic constitutional bill. Face it: it was written in a napkin during brunch, 200 years ago.

  • Coolpokemon,fnaf,yokai watch fan Owen

    That got dark

  • Sgt Cake
    Sgt Cake 2 months ago

    America you are lost...so much talk about racism...so many guns...so many criminals....your society is rotten from the inside.. Trump winning didn't surprise me

  • all we had to do was follow the damn train CJ

    Guns stop guns PoS

  • waxpants
    waxpants 2 months ago

    funny how the citys with highest gun control have highest gun deaths its all most like criminals dont care about gun control

  • David Hill
    David Hill 2 months ago

    I guess the question is how can we keep guns out of the hands of people who should not have them ?

  • Pink Magic Ali
    Pink Magic Ali 2 months ago

    I’m from Australia and honestly it’s the Attitude that’s different. Until the attitude changes the way they are used nothing will change.

    • AnHeC
      AnHeC 2 months ago

      Yeah. USA is NOTHING like Australia
      a) not all guns were band. Gun ownership is actually higher right now then it waw when they introduced 'the ban'
      b) 90% of gun murder is done with illegall weapons. Delegilizing guns does 0 to change it
      c) culture is the problem. Gangs are rife and there is gangsta culture
      d) look at UK and their recent knife crime problem. The problem isn't the weapon but the PEOPLE who want to murder. They will find a way. Now UK is thinking about banning sharp tipped knives (no joke). Yeah. The problem are the shitty people with shitty culture. I don't care about your skin color. I care about who you are. And if you are a gang member then you are a low life.

  • Simon Cohen
    Simon Cohen 2 months ago +3

    How does the second amendment not guarantee an individuals right to bear arms?
    "A well regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people to keep and bear Arms, shall not be infringed."
    The wording overtly states "the right of the people"... The founding fathers fundamentally believed that rights originate from an individualized context, thats the whole point of the constitution right? Outline rights that must fundamentally be protected for every individual. So at what point does the 2nd amendment become about guaranteeing the militia's rights as a group, and not actually the individuals within it. A militia couldnt exist without the individuals who comprise it.

  • Artificial Idiot
    Artificial Idiot 2 months ago

    Someone: I have a gun (proceeds to take a tissue out)
    Police *OI* You! Don't pull your gun
    out!
    Do you have a license?
    Someone: Ya
    Police: do not pull it out.
    Don't pull it out
    Someone: I'm no pu- *BANG*
    Police: I told you to not pull it out you Mather fucker. Now go to hell.

  • Artificial Idiot
    Artificial Idiot 2 months ago

    Anyone noticed that only professors, scientist... Agree with Adam?

  • Artificial Idiot
    Artificial Idiot 2 months ago

    Lmao government wants to clear out guns but doesn't stop guns from being made.
    First of all, if guns are out of stock, government can force all the residents to open the door for the government to check the house. It's slow but it's better.
    You can keep selling guns, but the owners of the gun will keep buying if you keep confiscating.

  • Janusha
    Janusha 2 months ago

    Both sides of this debate are deeply entrenched in american bullshit.

  • Janusha
    Janusha 2 months ago

    There isnt a SINGLE WORD in the constitution saying americans have the right to own or carry guns. Not since the NRA simply decided to interpret it like that. But there is NOTHING except peoples faith and belief. In reality police will shoot you dead or take your gun if they see you have one. Even in your own god damn house.

  • Michael Song
    Michael Song 2 months ago

    Actually, I'm not all that interested in "feeling safe". I already feel safe. I just want to own guns, because having that much power with me feels good. The very fact that I have the power to point at something and kill it with impunity feels damn good. Not that I am going to go out and start killing things, but having it feels good. Of course, I'm never going to say that in public, since that'll be counterproductive against what I want.

  • Michael Song
    Michael Song 2 months ago

    People can't seem to differentiate between racism and racial profiling. If there's solid evidence supporting that certain ethnic group (such as black panther era) is carrying gun illegally, then that's racial profiling. If done without any kind of evidence, then that's racism.
    For example, gov may indicate that poor people in particular area are carrying guns illegally. But if those certain areas are full of black people, then the black people yell out "racism".

  • Daxter69
    Daxter69 2 months ago

    liberals be like

  • Mike Clarkin
    Mike Clarkin 2 months ago +3

    How does this not have 18 million views, not 180,000?
    When that's the case - USA will be on the right track.

    • AnHeC
      AnHeC 2 months ago

      You mean brainwashed with lies? Because this video mostly contains lies, half-truths and idiocy. 90% of gun homicides is commited with ILLEGAL handguns. DEMOCRATS are the ones banning guns in the cities they have power in. Cases they bring up of 'innocend blacks being punished' are plain lies. It's so poorly made I'm shocked there is a single person who bought into it.

  • gold is real real
    gold is real real 2 months ago

    Damn us Canadians have guns but we cant have full atuo banana clips hand guns ect but I cant just go get a gun I need to get a license and I cant carry them just used for hunting

  • Cypher Polybius
    Cypher Polybius 2 months ago +1

    More people should listen to Adam!

    • AnHeC
      AnHeC 2 months ago

      I agree. Then they would see how stupid lies are perpetuated. This video is a study in lies and dishonesty (like all his videos)

  • Ellen Stratford
    Ellen Stratford 2 months ago

    happy i live in australia

  • neil nelson
    neil nelson 2 months ago +10

    comparing this video and the comment section shows Americans love to be misled than face the actual reality of their environment

  • mikael englund
    mikael englund 2 months ago

    Wait if the constitution don't speak about individual right to own guns, who's right is it, the government? They just escaped the tyranny of the British, of course the militia they talked about was not a one ruled by the government. Also the other rights like freedom of speech, is tgat granted to individuals if so why?

  • Bian Chang
    Bian Chang 2 months ago

    Wow. Hmmm. Lets see some form of discriminatory actions towards the people of a non light skinned colour, followed by sweeping such actions under the carpet, AND then arguing about it as if it didnt affect said people of colour. So whats new.

  • Junjun Agbayani
    Junjun Agbayani 2 months ago

    Brennan in Adam Ruins Everything. Yay!

  • Mannen OP
    Mannen OP 2 months ago

    is it just me, or do Adam have the most beatable face in the world.

  • Sander Nielsen
    Sander Nielsen 3 months ago

    With 40 million more guns then people in yankeeland, the u.s.a need gun control.

  • DJ Samson
    DJ Samson 3 months ago

    'merica's fucked

  • partya11night20
    partya11night20 3 months ago

    Race card played offensively hard

    • Melissa Askew
      Melissa Askew 2 months ago

      The scary thing is it's not a race card, it's a horrible reality in America- we just don't see it first hand so we never know.

  • jackzter04 gaming
    jackzter04 gaming 3 months ago +1

    Hi doris

  • Lottie Houston
    Lottie Houston 3 months ago +1

    They didn’t say anything about the free breakfast programs set up by the black panthers to help kids concentrate at school or the free health clinics that was set up by them and that the black panthers where mostly lead by women and where supported by middle class whites who donated to programs like the ones that I mentioned earlier.

  • Bill Kong
    Bill Kong 3 months ago

    This was somewhat less stupid than I expected. Good job.

  • Rawen1982
    Rawen1982 3 months ago

    There are no quick fixes for the US on this issue, the country is too sick and too far gone when it comes to guns for that. But however gradual solutions need to be found and implemented. The situation is already unacceptable and it's only going to get worse. Yet all a disturbing number of gun owners do when there's another mass shooting or the huge problems with gun deaths and violence is brought up is worry mostly about their oh so precious guns.

  • Mika Morgan
    Mika Morgan 3 months ago

    God bless Australia 🇦🇺🔫

  • Matt Lacdao
    Matt Lacdao 3 months ago

    Messed up man~

  • jackzter04 gaming
    jackzter04 gaming 3 months ago

    The pepper rifle

  • jackzter04 gaming
    jackzter04 gaming 3 months ago

    Ban assault weapons fine iĺl get me sniper

  • zookeeperchris
    zookeeperchris 3 months ago

    One day I wanna see one of these scenes where Adam introduces an expert as a picture and all the people he's talking to then scream out of fear of the talking picture

  • novabus boy
    novabus boy 3 months ago

    this is america don't got you catch slippin

  • MozkoŽrout
    MozkoŽrout 3 months ago

    I think we have here awesome laws for gun control. They are strict enough to protect against gun violance but also made so they won't bully gun owners too much. There are 5 types of gun license - for collectors, sporstmen, hunters, for work that requires guns, and finally for self protection. There are also 4 gun categories. And every category of gun license allows you to buy and use certain guns and ammo from different category of weapons. To get a gun license on needs to undergo a background check and a psychological examination and to get desired category of gun license he needs to pass tests that are theoretical, and practical like shooting at target and prooving that you can handle the respective weapon you'll be using with that gun license. Only cathegory E allows concieled carry. Otherwise weapons needs to be transported unloaded and hidden.

  • MozkoŽrout
    MozkoŽrout 3 months ago

    Very nice and informative video but why there that white guit thing again ? Yes americans were racist in the past and that is just it. I don't see how black people should be some special group in this debate regarding gun rights. In the past people were racist and were finding various excuses to mistreat black people including gun laws. Why did there have to be that example with the black guy getting shot by a police officer ? He was racist and found a reason to kill him easy as that. This stuff however isn't really problem today so why should it be relevant. Why is the black woman in the video so hurt like it all happened to her and all others are so sorry like they oppressed her or something. If you don't want to be racist you should treat everyperson the same, ignore that there is a difference in skin colour. I don't understand how was this neccessary. And the sad music and all Jesus....

  • PonyoNoodles
    PonyoNoodles 3 months ago

    "Hi, Adam, I'm Doris!" 😂

  • Kaizoku
    Kaizoku 3 months ago

    15:20 man barely watched that white guilt.

  • Ya boy Jesse games
    Ya boy Jesse games 3 months ago +1

    we in Australia NSW we use rifles