Sit-In

House Democrats Stand Down After Chaotic Sit-In

Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA House Democrats this afternoon ended their takeover of the House floor after more than 24 hours. “We must never ever give up, or give in,” Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., who led the charge for a vote on gun violence, announced. “We must keep the faith and we must come back here on July 5 more determined than…

Democrats Staging Sit-in on House Floor to Protest Inaction on Guns

Representatives Elizabeth Esty and John Lewis participate in a House Democrat sit-in staged to protest inaction on gun votes in Washington, June 22, 2016. Elizabeth Esty/Twitter (ABC News/WOLO)- Roughly a dozen House Democrats are engaged in a sit-in on the House floor to protest GOP inaction on gun violence. Led by Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, the members, chanting “no…