Senate Majority Leader Harry ReidHarry ReidChris Murphy’s profile rises with gun tragedies Republicans are headed for a disappointing end to their year in power Obama's HHS secretary could testify in Menendez trial MORE (D-Nev.) announced that he will hold a town hall meeting that will decrease the likelihood of a protest breaking out; he is conducting a tele-town hall.

"Not only does this format allow us to reach far more people all over the state than a single town hall, it also provides a respectful environment where all sides can be heard," Reid said in a statement.

Town hall protests have been a controversial subject for Reid; yesterday he called them evil-mongers.

Fox 5 Las Vegas reported that Reid will hold the tele-town hall on August 28. People who would like to participate must enter their phone numbers on a list on Reid's website, then his office will dial the numbers on the day of the phone meeting.