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House Dems Hold Sit-In and Protest Over Gun Control

By Staff


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Democrats in the House of Representatives, including several members of the Congressional Black Caucus, staged a sit-in and protest over gun control legislation June 22, led by former civil rights leader Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.).

“We have to occupy the floor of the House until there’s action,” Lewis stated.

The Democrats seized control of the House floor Wednesday, and demanded House Republicans vote on previously ignored gun legislation Democrats introduced, following recent mass shootings across the country, and most notably the recent killing of 49 people in Orlando, Florida June 12.

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