Stewart attack some gay rights points, like Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback‘s decision to scrap LGBT worker protections in the state. As a result, he said, the word “Brownback” should get the “Santorum” treatment, because in Kansas, ”there’s no place like homophobia.”
He moved on to Alabama’s back-and-forth over gay marriage, which has garnered lots of attention in the news lately. Alabama’s Chief Supreme Court Justice Ray Moore said the federal government does not have the power to re-define marriage, and used the “slippery slope” argument. Stewart wasn’t having any of it.