New York politicians react to Tennessee House of Representatives expelling 2 Democrats

Posted on AllSides April 7th, 2023
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NEW YORK -- Politicians in New York are reacting after the Tennessee House of Representatives voted to expel two lawmakers who protested in favor of stricter gun laws. Democratic representatives Justin Jones, Justin Pearson and Gloria Johnson led protesters chanting "power to the people" in the chamber during a demonstration after six people were killed in a mass shooting at a school in Nashville in March. A Republican supermajority accused them of breaking House rules on conduct and decorum, and voted to expel both Jones and Pearson, who are Black,...

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