In this frame grab taken from AP video Georgia Rep. John Lewis leads more than 200 Democrats in demanding a vote on measures to expand background checks and block gun purchases by some suspected terrorists in the aftermath of last week's massacre in Orlando, Florida, that killed 49 people in a gay nightclub.  Rebellious Democrats shut down the House's legislative work on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, staging a sit-in on the House floor and refusing to leave until they secured a vote on gun control measures before lawmakers' weeklong break.  (AP Photo)

House Dems, Republicans nearly come to blows during sit-in for gun control

More than 30 Democratic lawmakers, led by Rep. John Lewis (R-Ga.), seized the House floor today just before afternoon recess, demanding a vote on gun control legislation in the wake of mass shooting in Orlando, Fla. After C-SPAN feeds were cut, leaders took to social media to share the proceedings and their positions the issue at hand.