Breaking: House Democrats Occupy the Floor for Gun Control

House Democrats staged their own protest for gun control, but you couldn't watch it on CSPAN. Rep. John Lewis (D-Georgia) led a protest against congressional inaction on gun control, but the Republican-controlled House had the cameras shut off.

That didn't stop House Democrats from showing pictures of their protest on Twitter.


House Democrats demanded a vote on gun proposals before the July 4 break.

Democrats wanted to force a vote on gun legislation in the wake of a shooting attack in a gay nightclub in Orlando, Fla.

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.), who led a 15-hour filibuster on the Senate floor last week for gun control, showed solidarity with his colleagues.


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