House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California gathers with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right, other legislators and gun violence survivors and families on the steps of the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to allow votes on legislation aimed at preventing gun violence.
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California gathers with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right, other legislators and gun violence survivors and families on the steps of the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to allow votes on legislation aimed at preventing gun violence. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP
House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of California gathers with Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., right, other legislators and gun violence survivors and families on the steps of the Capitol in Washington on Wednesday, July 6, 2016, calling on House Speaker Paul Ryan to allow votes on legislation aimed at preventing gun violence. Manuel Balce Ceneta AP

Battle over gun laws in House turns to dueling speeches

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