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Congressman Hastings on Gun Violence: “We Cannot Deny the Severity of this Epidemic”

Congressman Hastings on Gun Violence: “We Cannot Deny the Severity of this Epidemic”

By: Sharon Aron Baron Speaking out regarding the mass shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando during a meeting of the House Rules Committee on June 13, Congressman Alcee L. Hastings (D-FL) said he would not longer stand for moments of silence when gun violence is involved. Not out of disrespect for victims, but because there is absolutely too much silence. […]