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[Video] Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush thrown off House floor for wearing hoodie in protest of the Trayvon Martin shooting

The Trayon Martin support is in full swing!  Check this out:

[via HuffingtonPost] Illinois Congressman Bobby Rush was thrown off the House floor Wednesday after wearing a hoodie and sunglasses in protest of the Trayvon Martin shooting in Florida.

Racial profiling has to stop,” Rush said as he peeled off his suit jacket to reveal a hoodie underneath, at which point he pulled the hood over his head and replaced his glasses with sunglasses. “Just because someone wears a hoodie does not make them a hoodlum.” Continue reading