Access Unlocked Thursday June 16, 2016 Democratic Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut ended his nearly fifteen (15) hour filibuster over gun control, following the Florida shooting.
Murphy took to Twitter and announced, “I’m speaking on the Senate floor to honor the victims of the Orlando attack & demand the Senate address gun violence. #Enough”
Some Republican and Democratic Senators took to the floor with Murphy.
The filibuster began around 11:21 am on Wednesday and lasted fourteen (14) hours and fifty (50) minutes.
This is considered to be the the 9th longest filibuster.