Congressman Joined Gun Control Sit-In After a Call from His Momma

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When mom calls you have to answer!

On Wednesday, the Democrats staged a sit-in demanding action and reform on gun violence that continued into Thursday.

After being interrupted in a meeting by a phone call from his mother, Congressman Keith Ellison promptly joined the House Democrats’ gun control protest. He shared the note his scheduler slipped him on his Facebook.

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After joining the protest, Ellison began live tweeting the sit-in from the chamber, only stepping away briefly to fulfill a prior engagement before returning to the protest.

Can’t say no to mom!

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