Connecticut House Democrats Join Sit-In Over Gun Vote

A group of House Democrats, including Connecticut's delegation, are staging a sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives in Washington, D.C. in an effort to force a vote on gun violence legislation.

Rep. John Lewis, of Georgia led the sit-in on Wednesday and was joined by Connecticut Representatives John Larson, Joe Courtney, Rosa DeLauro, Jim Himes and Elizabeth Esty.

The group is pushing for a vote on expanded background checks and legislation preventing gun sales to suspected terrorists.

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