BREAKING: Tennessee Republicans EXPEL Democrat Who Led Anti-Gun Protest in State Capitol

On Thursday, Republican members of the Tennessee state legislature to unprecedented action to expel Rep. Justin Jones (D) who led an anti-gun protest last week following the shooting at the Nashville Covenant Elementary School.

The vote to expel Jones was 72 to 25. The legislature is set to now vote on the other representatives, Reps. Gloria Johnson and Justin Pearson, who led the protest, as reported by NPR.

The three lawmakers have understood that they haven’t followed the rules of order and decorum about speaking out of turn while on the House floor.

A vote for expulsion will result in the lawmakers being removed from office.

As previously reported by the DC Enquirer, hundreds of protesters occupied the capitol and demanded that legislators take action to ban weapons protected under the Second Amendment.


Protesters demanded that legislators “do something” with one protester yelling at a lawmaker, “Red flag laws! One thing you can do, representative. One thing you can do,” as reported by the Tennessean.

“No action, no peace!” yelled a number of protesters who began to occupy the legislative chambers thus disrupting the democratic process in the state Capitol.

The crowd was mainly made up of young people and students from local high schools and colleges, however, it was orchestrated by the three lawmakers.

Tennessee Republicans are taking a stand against the unruly assault on the state capitol by these Democrat lawmakers and their actions show courage by putting political power to good use.

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