FILE – Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., right, puts his arm around Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during an news conference on gun legislation, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. LGBT advocates say black lawmakers like Lewis are important leaders to help Democrats unify behind equality issues.
FILE – Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., right, puts his arm around Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during an news conference on gun legislation, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. LGBT advocates say black lawmakers like Lewis are important leaders to help Democrats unify behind equality issues. Evan Vucci AP
FILE – Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., right, puts his arm around Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., during an news conference on gun legislation, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. LGBT advocates say black lawmakers like Lewis are important leaders to help Democrats unify behind equality issues. Evan Vucci AP

Rainbow-tinted gun sit-in a sign of unity among minorities, say LGBT advocates

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