Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, center, and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Connecticut, left, conducted a 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House chamber in the Capitol last week to protest Republicans’ refusal to take up gun-control legislation.
Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, center, and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Connecticut, left, conducted a 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House chamber in the Capitol last week to protest Republicans’ refusal to take up gun-control legislation. Rep. John Yarmuth AP
Democratic members of Congress, including Rep. John Lewis, D-Georgia, center, and Rep. Joe Courtney, D-Connecticut, left, conducted a 26-hour sit-in on the floor of the House chamber in the Capitol last week to protest Republicans’ refusal to take up gun-control legislation. Rep. John Yarmuth AP

Meaningful gun control vital

July 11, 2016 05:00 PM