04/10/2013 08:46 am ET

Jon Stewart Hammers Red State Laws With 'Sodomy! Zygotes! Welfare!' (VIDEO)

While the federal government is hard at work doing nothing, states ("the meth laboratories of democracy") are picking up the slack with all kinds of useful legislation... like stopping married couples from engaging in oral sex.

In the segment, "Sodomy! Zygotes! Welfare!", Jon Stewart took a look at several ridiculous red state moves of late, culminating in a bizarre education initiative by a Tennessee senator who thinks AIDS started because of a love affair between a man and a monkey. Perhaps education is a little out of his wheelhouse.

Watch part one above and part two below, and make sure to enjoy the moment where Jon tries to keep it together while saying, "The only way to stop a bad guy with a blow job..."


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