"The Daily Show" created a stir on Monday, after tweeting a joke in celebration of the Supreme Court decision to halt Texas from enforcing one of the nation's strictest abortion laws.

"Celebrate the #SCOTUS ruling! Go knock someone up in Texas," the Comedy Central show's account tweeted after the decision was announced on Monday.

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Several people slammed the tweet, calling it "vile," "disgusting" and in "poor taste."

About 90 minutes after the initial tweet, "The Daily Show" issued a clarification.

"Friends, we're certainly not promoting abortions," the tweet said. "Just excited about #SCOTUS reaffirming right to choose."

The Supreme Court's 5-3 decision is a major win for abortion clinics in Texas. The decision discards a previous ruling by an appellate court, which abortion rights activists had warned would have major implications for millions of women.