'I miss Jon Stewart': Twitter slams 'The Daily Show' for joke about 'knocking up' Texans
'Daily Show' host Trevor Noah on Nov. 16, 2015. [YouTube]

The Daily Show came under fire on Monday for its choice of joke following the Supreme Court's ruling striking down Texas' anti-abortion law.


According to The Hollywood Reporter, the backlash began when the show's Twitter account posted, "Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas!" after the 5-3 ruling by the high court, as seen below.

The post was quickly panned by both conservatives and liberals:

A former guest, reporter Nick Vlahos, also took the show to task:

Others reacting by invoking host Trevor Noah's predecessors:

After more than an hour of getting blasted on the social media platform, the show released a short statement of clarification:

But it does not appear like that will stem the negative reaction: