Watch: AOC dismantles Republican 'misdirection' regarding 'parental rights'

Watch: AOC dismantles Republican 'misdirection' regarding 'parental rights'
WASHINGTON, DC - JUNE 08: Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) speaks during a House Committee on Oversight and Reform hearing on gun violence on Capitol Hill on June 8, 2022 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Andrew Harnik-Pool/Getty Images).

United States Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-New York) appeared as a guest on Tuesday's edition of Late Night with Seth Meyers and provided free advice to right-wing lawmakers throughout the country who are deadset on stripping certain Americans of their fundamental liberties and human dignity.

"I was on the floor of a debate around some of their work in, in trying to, to ban books and they call it 'parental rights.' But they try to package this and use misdirection to say, 'We want parents to be more involved and have more of a say in their school.' Well, if you want that, maybe let's create a society where parents aren't working two jobs so that they can be more involved with their kids in school, instead of, instead of trying to tell people that trans kids should not have a safe place to get an education or tell their parents what to do," Ocasio-Cortez suggested.

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"I mean, it's it, you know, I, it, I think it speaks to the fact that despite, no matter what happens with Donald Trump, Trumpism is still alive," the congresswoman continued. "And we, we've seen it recently, there was just a vote in the Texas, in the Tennessee State Legislature to expel three Democratic representatives, um, in their legislature because they had the audacity to stand up and protest for gun safety legislation because the state of Tennessee was not acting enough."

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