A Newtown mother who lost her daughter in the Sandy Hook massacre lent some help, in the form of food, to the Democratic House members who staged a 25-hour sit-in on the floor of the House of Representatives.
Nelba Marquez-Greene had pizza sent to the lawmakers, who stayed all night on the House floor demanding Speaker Paul Ryan call a vote on gun legislation.
Marquez-Greene's 6-year-old daughter, Ana, was one of 20 children killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School on Dec. 14, 2012, in Connecticut. She has since become an outspoken proponent of stronger gun control.
"Ana, mom got pizza to these brave people. #Disarmhate #NoBillNoBreak @HouseDemocrats thank you @repjohnlewis," Marquez-Greene tweeted around 7:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Georgia Democrat John Lewis led the sit-it, which began at noon on Wednesday and ended around 1 p.m. on Thursday.
On each box of pizza was a note that read "To Congressman Lewis and the House Democrats: Love Wins!!! Love, Ana's Mom from Sandy Hook."