Rep. Bobby Rush Wears a Hoodie on the House Floor in support of Trayvon Martin

Powerful moment…

His response:

Description from YouTube:

Democratic Rep. Bobby Rush of Illinois was reprimanded Wednesday for wearing a “hoodie” on the House floor to protest the shooting of unarmed African-American teenager Trayvon Martin in Florida last month. He defends his action today, due to losing son to gun violence.

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  • Jerry

    So what! Is he up for re-election?

  • Tom Howard

    Too bad…..yesterday a child was killed in his district by a hoodie …and if you look at the stats…if you want to get dead…go to his district….tough problems are not solved by these theatrics in my guarded opinion…do I know the newer …no…is this it…no

    • Marla Abe

      Was the killer arrested or set free?