House GOP Wants to Make It Harder for Members to Livestream and Take Photos From the House Floor

"Decorum" vs. Democracy.

When Republicans cut C-SPAN’s feed to the House after House Democrats staged a sit-in to protest Republicans’ refusal to bring proposed gun control measures to the floor for a vote, the protest was livestreamed. Through members’ Periscope and Facebook accounts, the public was able to watch the over 25-hour-long protest.