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Democrats stage sit-in on House floor over gun control

Democrats stage sit-in on House floor until they are allowed to be heard on gun control.

Democratic leader John Lewis is approaching the subject of gun control in a way that harkens back to the peacful protests of the 60’s.

The Georgia Congressman has staged a sit-in on the House floor with other Democrats in an effort to send a message to Congress that there is a dire need for gun reform.

Senate rejects all four gun reform proposals on Monday

The Senate blocked four measures that would make buying weapons harder for the public.

The Senate did not support legislation that would require stringent background checks and tighter restrictions for individuals who appear on terrorist watchlists.

Just eight days after the mass shootings in Florida, where a lone gunman entered an Orlando nightclub and killed 49 people and injured 53, four proposals, all amendments to a Justice Department spending bill were blocked.

Commentary: “From my cold, dead hands”

Personally, I don’t want to live in a world where guns rule. I don’t need to see your gun on your belt – I don’t care. You don’t make me feel safe – you actually scare the bejesus out of me.

Obama orders tighter gun-control measures

Somberly noting that 900 more Americans have died by gunfire in the month since the tragedy in Connecticut, Obama signed 23 executive orders in an ambitious attempt to reduce gun violence.

COMMENTARY: Visit to an "insane asylum" proves to be life-altering

After the school-shooting rampage in Connecticut, America needs to reassess how it treats the mentally ill ... on top of finding new and creative ways to establish gun control without violating the Second Amendment.

Obama: "Newtown, you are not alone" | VIDEO

President Barack Obama traveled to Newtown, Conn., on Sunday to meet with the families of those who were lost in Friday's tragic shooting, and to thank first responders for their work. He also spoke at an interfaith vigil for families of the victims.

COMMENTARY: Hate, shoot, mourn

Isn't it time to have a meaningful discussion on common sense gun control?