Bobby Rush 30 years ago he was a Black Panther with a weapon on his arm. Now he's a congressman from Illinois on a quest to rid the nation of guns -- in part because his own son was shot and killed last year. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.
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Bobby Rush

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Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush

Bobby Rush

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30 years ago he was a Black Panther with a weapon on his arm. Now he's a congressman from Illinois on a quest to rid the nation of guns — in part because his own son was shot and killed last year. NPR's Cheryl Corley reports.