I was proud to participate in the #BlackLivesMatter protest outside of the United States Capitol this evening. The murders of Alton Sterling and Philando Castile are just the latest to happen to African Americans at the hands of the police. These are not isolated incidents. We must address the problem with comprehensive solutions without delay.
I am sitting in the well of the House of Representatives with Civil Rights hero, Congressman John Lewis, and dozens of other House Democrats who call on Speaker Ryan to call a vote on common sense gun safety legislation before we leave on break. Our chant is No Bill, No Break!
Speaking out about the House Democrats sit-in on the House floor