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Daily Archives: June 22nd, 2016

HAPPENING NOW: U.S. House Democrats stage sit-in on House floor over gun violence

Excerpt: Fed up with inac­tion in Con­gress on gun safe­ty reform, Demo­c­ra­t­ic mem­bers of the Unit­ed States House of Rep­re­sen­ta­tives have decid­ed to occu­py the well of the House until Speak­er Paul Ryan and his lead­er­ship team agree to hold a vote on leg­is­la­tion that would address the nation’s gun vio­lence epi­dem­ic. The sit-in began with […]
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
Categories:Civil Liberties, Core Encyclopedia Topics, Legislative Advocacy, Live Coverage
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