Moment of Silence

 Democrat Protests Gun Control Inaction with Silent Speech
 

Pelosi on Gun Control: ‘We Can No Longer Remain Silent’
 

Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called upon Republicans to support increased gun control legislation at a news conference Thursday. In the wake of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, Pelosi voiced her support of a bill that would bar individuals on the FBI’s watch list from purchasing guns, as well as a bill that would eliminate background check loopholes for weapons purchases at gun shows.

Ryan Holds Moment of Silence for Victims of San Bernardino Shooting
 

Shortly before the ceremonial lightning of the Capitol Christmas tree Wednesday evening, Speaker Paul D. Ryan held a moment of silence for the victims of the shooting in San Bernardino.

House Holds Moment of Silence for Colorado Shooting Victims
 

The House held a moment of silence Tuesday for the victims of the shooting last week that resulted in three deaths at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs last week.

House Holds Moment of Silence for Victims of Paris Attacks
 

As members of Congress debated how to respond to the terrorist attacks in Paris on television shows and in news statements, they paused Monday night to pay tribute to the victims.

Speaker Paul D. Ryan, R-Wis., held a moment of silence on the House floor Monday at around 7 p.m. to honor the victims of the attacks.

Scott Tears Up Over Charleston Church Shooting
 

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott continued his tribute to the victims of last week’s Charleston church shooting in a powerful speech that brought him to tears on the Senate floor Wednesday.

In between votes on “fast-track” trade legislation, the freshman Republican read the names of each of the nine victims and introduced a resolution condemning the attack, which was adopted by unanimous consent.

House Holds Moment of Silence for Charleston Shooting Victims

The South Carolina congressional delegation, joined on the House floor by the Congressional Black Caucus, held a moment of silence Tuesday for the victims of last week’s Charleston, S.C., church shooting.