Congressman Bobby Rush

Representing the 1st District of Illinois
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May 11, 2005 Press Release

WASHINGTON (May 11, 2005) - Congressman Bobby Rush announced today on the House floor his opposition to the passage of H.R. 1279, The Gang Deterrence and Community Prosecution Act of 2003, which institutes mandatory minimum sentencing as a solution to deter gang activities and facilitates the federal prosecution of juveniles.

May 2, 2005 Press Release

Chicago, IL. ---- I am pleased with the FBIs decision to exhume the body of 14-year-old Emmett Till as part of the Department of Justices (DOJ) reinvestigation of his 1955 murder and subsequent sham trial which set the perpetrators free back in Money, Mississippi.