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Tennessee Republicans Move to Expel 3 Democratic Lawmakers for Supporting Student-Led Gun Protests

Written by on 05/04/2023

As students across the United States today join a nationwide school walkout to demand lawmakers take action on gun control, we go to Tennessee, where Republicans are trying to expel three Democratic lawmakers for supporting student-led gun control protests at the state Capitol after last week’s school shooting in Nashville. “We’re demanding that lawmakers hear that we can’t be ignored anymore,” says Ezri Tyler, a student at Vanderbilt University in Nashville and a national organizer for March for Our Lives. “This is authoritarianism,” Tennessee state Representative Justin Jones says of attempts to remove him. “This is an assault on our democracy.”

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