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Senator Seizes Floor to Demand Gun Reform

After more than three years of floor speeches imploring congressional action to combat rampant gun violence in America, Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Murphy took more drastic action Wednesday. “I’m at my wit’s end. I’ve had enough,” Murphy said at the start of a bid to hold the Senate floor indefinitely that stretched throughout the day and into the evening — and was expected to extend well into Thursday. Three days after the Orlando, Florida, attack at a gay nightclub, Murphy pledged...

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