Congressional Democrats staged a sit-in on the U.S. House floor Wednesday, demanding the chamber vote on common sense gun-control measures.
Congresswoman Alma Adams appealed to her colleagues to take action after the Orlando shooting that left 50 dead and 53 wounded. Adams drew applause as she demanded “NRA, get the hell out of the way!”
Here’s how other members of the state’s congressional delegation responded:
I am participating in a sit-in on the House Floor, calling for a vote on gun reforms to help prevent future tragedies #NoBillNoBreak
— David E. Price (@RepDavidEPrice) June 22, 2016
— David E. Price (@RepDavidEPrice) June 23, 2016
— G. K. Butterfield (@GKButterfield) June 23, 2016
But several Republicans, including Rep. Mark Walker of Greensboro, called the action a stunt: