Rittenhouse Prosecutors Seek to Criminalize Constitutional Self-Defense

Kyle Rittenhouse waits as his attorneys speak with Judge Bruce Schroeder at end of the day’s proceedings during his trial in Kenosha, Wis., November 8, 2021. (Sean Krajacic/Pool via Reuters)
Kyle Rittenhouse should not have been on the violent streets of Kenosha. He also should not be on trial for murder.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE T here is social justice, and then there’s courtroom justice. As the ongoing Kyle Rittenhouse trial illustrates, never the twain shall meet.

Rittenhouse was indicted by mob-compliant Wisconsin prosecutors for murdering two men and attempting to murder two others when he was attacked three nights into the radical left’s rioting in Kenosha on August 25, 2020. As this is written, the trial, which began last week, has taken a remarkable turn: Despite a stunningly weak case presented by the state — one that could perhaps have been thrown out by the judge as woefully insufficient when the prosecutors rested on Tuesday —

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