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Rittenhouse verdict could embolden others to bring their guns to town

James Hohmann


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Kyle Rittenhouse. Photo: Sean Krajacic/Getty

Kyle Rittenhouse. Photo: Sean Krajacic/Getty

Kyle Rittenhouse. Photo: Sean Krajacic/Getty

Prosecutor Thomas Binger said in his closing argument at Kyle Rittenhouse’s murder trial: “You can’t claim self-defence for a danger that you create.”

It turns out you can, at least in Wisconsin. But just because the 18-year-old was found not guilty on all five charges he faced does not mean he is morally innocent.


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