Gun control advocates protest in Tennessee as Republicans debate expelling Democratic lawmakers

Posted on AllSides April 6th, 2023
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Demonstrators arrived back at the Tennessee state Capitol on Thursday to protest the expulsion of three state Democratic lawmakers who disrupted House floor proceedings to join last week's protest for gun control reform after the Nashville mass school shooting.

Democratic state Reps. Gloria Johnson, Justin Jones, and Justin Pearson face expulsion introduced by fellow GOP lawmakers who allege they brought "disorder and dishonor" upon the state House of Representatives on March 30.

Protesters gathered inside and outside the Capitol to urge for stronger gun control laws, as well as vote...

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