Rep. John Lewis — congressman and civil rights icon — is among the House Democrats participating in today’s “sit-in” for gun control.

Evidently, he doesn’t appreciate the irony of his crusade to deprive countless Americans of their civil rights. And really, he, of all people, should be able to see what’s wrong with what he’s doing. See, he himself has been a victim of the policies he’s championing:

Indeed he was.

And then there’s this:

Doesn’t that still mean something to him?

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