48 people were shot during a 15-hour filibuster on gun control
48 people were shot during yesterday’s 15-hour filibuster on gun control. Using data from the Gun Violence Archive and Vox, we pieced together a timeline of the reported shootings that occurred in America during the filibuster. (Note: Some news stories did not include specific times; in these cases, we made estimates based on the time of the report.) We screen-capped the approximate moment from the filibuster at which each shooting occurred.
"the decline of partisan restraint has rendered our democratic institutions increasingly dysfunctional. Republicans’ 2011 refusal to raise the debt ceiling, which put America’s credit rating at risk for partisan gain, and the Senate’s refusal this year to consider President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee"
Gabby Giffords's Husband Mark Kelly Warns GOP Against Filibustering Gun Control Legislation: "Mark Kelly, the husband of former Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (R-Ariz.), on Sunday warned GOP lawmakers not to filibuster efforts to pass gun control in the Senate. “It is important to take action and the American people are demanding action now,”" said Kelly on “Fox News Sunday.” ....3/31