WASHINGTON, DC - DECEMBER 09: Rep. Keith Ellison (D-MN) testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee's Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Subcommittee December 9, 2014 in Washington, DC. The subcommittee heard testimony on the topic of 'The State of Civil and Human Rights in the United States.'

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When mom calls you have to answer!

Toni Akindele
Jun, 24, 2016

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.

The Democratic Party Protests Senate Rejection Of Increased Gun Control Measures With Sit-In

 

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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