Michigan Democrats join sit-in for gun control on U.S. House floor

Several Michigan U.S. Representatives have joined a group of Democratic lawmakers in a sit-in to demand action on gun control on the floor of the U.S. House.

About 30 members of the U.S. House began a sit-in led by U.S. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia Wednesday morning to highlight the realities of gun violence and stress the need for reform, NPR reports.

Following the shooting in Orlando earlier this month, where 49 people were killed by gunman Omar Mateen in a club popular with the LGBT community, Democrats in both the U.S. House and Senate have attempted to force reform to gun control policies.  Read More