Republicans seem to mock gun violence victims by wearing pearls as they testify

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Advocates said message male lawmakers conveyed at bill hearing was clear: opponents of gun violence were ‘clutching their pearls’

A group of male Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire have come under criticism for a stunt that gun control advocates say was demeaning to victims of gun violence: donning pearl necklaces to apparently mock those testifying in front of them.

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