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WATCH: House Dems erupt in righteous anger after ‘moment of silence’ for Orlando victims

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In the wake of the Orlando massacre, some Democrats are fed up with only offering “thoughts and prayers” for victims and want to take concrete action to reduce the deadly toll of gun violence in the United States.

After House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI) led a brief moment of silence for the victims of the Orlando terror attack on Monday, House Democrats erupted in angry protest about the government’s lack of action on passing major gun control legislation.

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After Ryan banged the gavel to mark the end of the moment of silence, many Democrats began shouting “Where’s the bill?” and “No leadership!”

Shortly after, Ryan yielded the floor to South Carolina Democratic Rep. James Clyburn, who emphasized the need for Congress to move forward on three pieces of legislation that are designed to address gun violence in the United States. Ryan showed no willingness to commit to considering any such legislation and angry boos subsequently filled the chamber.

Check out a video of the chaos in the House below.


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Cops handcuff 4 black children at gunpoint after pulling over wrong vehicle

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Aurora, Colorado police are being criticized nationwide after officers stopped an SUV and forced the occupants, including four Black children, out of the vehicle, handcuffed at least two of them with their hands behind their backs, and forced them to lie face down on the hot parking lot pavement.

In the video below the children and the adult driving the car can be heard crying and screaming. The youngest girl, just six years old, is wearing a tiara. Some of the officers are not wearing masks.

ABC affiliate The Denver Channel reports the cops made an error, wrongly "matching" the license plate number of the SUV to an out-of-state license plate of a motorcycle.

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Bank VP gets booted from family business after responding to Obama’s eulogy with racist Facebook screed

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According to the Valdosta Daily Times, an executive at a small family bank has been removed from his job after a racist, anti-Semitic Facebook post in response to President Barack Obama's eulogy of civil rights leader John Lewis.

"David Hollis has been asked by Citizens Community Bank to resign both his position and his role on the bank's board of directors, according to a CCB statement to the Valdosta Daily Times," reported Chris Herbert. "'The employee was asked to submit his resignation and is no longer employed by the bank, nor will he be serving on the board of directors,' the statement read."

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The loneliness of social isolation can affect your brain and raise dementia risk in older adults

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Physical pain is unpleasant, yet it’s vital for survival because it’s a warning that your body is in danger. It tells you to take your hand off a hot burner or to see a doctor about discomfort in your chest. Pain reminds us all that we need to take care of ourselves.

Feeling lonely is the social equivalent to feeling physical pain. It even triggers the same pathways in the brain that are involved in processing emotional responses to physical pain.

Just like feeling physical pain, feeling lonely and disconnected from others is also a signal that we need to take care of ourselves by seeking the safety and comfort of companionship. But what happens when we are unable to find companionship and the loneliness persists?

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