Republicans Block Democrats From Mentioning The Gun Violence Sit-In On Social Media

Republicans Block Democrats From Mentioning The Gun Violence Sit-In On Social Media

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House Republicans are trying to block their Democratic colleagues from mentioning the gun violence sit-in on social media, arguing that the words «sit in» or photos with signs calling for an end to gun violence violate rules on official business. 

Rep. Judy Chu’s (D-Calif.) office ran into problems Thursday when it asked the Franking Commission — the bipartisan body that signs off on communications between lawmakers and constituents — to approve an ad directing people to its Facebook page: