Why the House Democrats' gun control sit-in is only playing out on social media
At least 80 Democratic members of the House have gone old-school, occupying the floor of the chambers with a sit-in to protest the Republican majority’s inaction on gun control.
And you can only see it on social media.
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The Democrats are seeking a vote on gun control measures in the wake of the attack at the Pulse nightclub in Orlando on June 12, which killed 49 people.
“Mr. Speaker, let’s do the right thing,” California Rep. Ami Bera said from the House floor on Wednesday. “Let’s prevent that next