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June 25, 2016

Scenes from the Congress Members Gun Violence Sit-In

These are the pictures from the Democratic sit-in that most stood out to us. True to form, the first tweet depicts our own blurry screen shot before we realized the event was being relayed by legislators via social media. If the results of the protest from the House chamber were ambiguous, the nature of the action, as well as the tools and methods to distribute it, were groundbreaking. At least they were in the halls of power.

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Photo from the Twitter account of Congress woman Janet Hahn taken during the #NoBillNoBreak sit-in by Congresspeople in the chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives over gun rights.


See full size version of the panorama here.

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