Democrats to GOP: Prayers are not enough - Politico

'I would much rather have moments of action than moments of silence,' Rep. Schiff says about the latest mass shooting.

By Nick Gass

12/03/15 09:06 AM EST

Democrats are scolding their Republican colleagues for not backing up their calls for "thoughts and prayers" with real action that could curb the gun violence plaguing the United States.

As Americans are still trying to make sense of Wednesday's massacre in San Bernardino, California, that killed 14 and injured another 17, Democratic voices are saying enough with the platitudes.

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Appearing on CNN's "New Day" on Thursday morning, Rep. Adam Schiff (