Tag Archives: vigilantes

Kenosha Killer To Fight Extradition Back To Wisconsin

CBS News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, the northern Illinois teenager accused of gunning down two protesters after the police shooting of Jacob Blake, will fight extradition back to Wisconsin, his lawyers said Friday. Lake County Judge Paul Novak gave prosecutors and attorneys for Kyle Rittenhouse, 17, two more weeks to prepare legal filings and ordered them to appear before him again …

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Lawyer For Kenosha Killer Vows To “Take Jack Dorsey’s Ass Down” After Being Locked Out Of Twitter Account

Fox News reports: The high-profile attorney for Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old charged with fatally shooting two people in Kenosha, said he was locked out of his Twitter account Tuesday after posting about raising money for Rittenhouse’s legal defense. L. Lin Wood argued the action against his account is the latest example of Twitter censorship of conservative voices and he intends …

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Trump Campaign Spox Defends Kenosha Killer: If You Don’t Let The Cops Do Their Job, This Is What Happens

Talking Points Memo reports: When CNN anchor John Berman asked if President Donald Trump supported out-of-state vigilantes coming in to act as law enforcement, Gidley said Trump “doesn’t” support them, but also Democratic state leaders have “let these looters continue to criminalize our communities” and Trump “doesn’t want that.” “It does make sense just logically, if you don’t allow police …

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Lawyer For Kenosha Killer Claims Gun Wasn’t Brought From Home: “That Firearm Never Crossed State Lines”

ABC News reports: The attorney representing Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17-year-old from Antioch charged with killing two people and injuring another in a shooting during a Kenosha protest last week, claimed self-defense on Fox News Monday night. John Pierce appeared on Tucker Carlson Monday night to insist Rittenhouse was defending himself when he fired his assault rifle several times, killing two …

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GOP Senator Refuses To Condemn Kenosha Killer

Raw Story reports: In a highly contentious interview on CNN Sunday morning, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) repeatedly refused to condemn Kyle Rittenhouse, the Donald Trump fan accused of shooting and killing two Black Lives Matter protestors early this week. Speaking with “State of the Union” host Dana Bash, Johnson repeatedly spoke over her while manically spouting out prepared comments and …

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Extradition Delayed At Least One Month For WI Killer

Reuters reports: A teenage vigilante charged with killing two people, who had been protesting the police shooting of African American Jacob Blake in Kenosha, will remain in custody in Illinois after a judge on Friday agreed to delay his extradition to Wisconsin. A public defender assigned to the case asked for a delay so that Rittenhouse could retain an attorney. …

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Classmates Joked That Teen Kenosha Killer Would Become Mass Shooter: “He Loved Triggering The Libs”

Vice News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse loved cops, guns, President Trump, and “triggering the libs,” according to some of his former classmates at Lakes Community High School in Lake County, Illinois. His clothes were often branded with pro-police slogans, and he carried a Blue Lives Matter phone case, one student said. Some of his classmates joked that he’d be a mass …

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Christian Crowdfunding Site Hosts Drive For Vigilante

From the far-right Washington Times: GoFundMe confirmed Thursday it removed fundraisers created on its site in support of Kyle Rittenhouse, a teen arrested for murder following a deadly shooting in Kenosha, Wisconsin. The popular crowdfunding company told The Washington Times it pulled fundraisers made for the 17-year-old murder suspect and refunded all donations contributed to those campaigns. GoFundMe said the …

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Colorado Trump Campaign Staffer: “Nice Shot, Kyle”

The Colorado Times Recorder reports: A “Team Trump Bus” is touring northern Colorado today, and on it is John “TIG” Tiegen, who tweeted his unvarnished support for Kyle Rittenhouse, the Wisconsin teen accused of shooting three people at Kenosha protests yesterday. Tiegen, who delivered Trump’s signatures Colorado’s Secretary of State’s office to qualify for the Colorado ballot in November, reposted …

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Ben Shapiro Shrugs Off “Predictable” WI Vigilantism

“Well, the mob ruled in Wisconsin and chaos reigned in Wisconsin. And so, it is a perfectly predictable, it is a perfectly predictable response that you’re going to get people who, in vigilante fashion, decide that they’re going to go out and protect the private property of other people. “Now, should they be doing that without the training? No. Should …

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Conway Rages When Asked If Trump Will Denounce Vigilantes: “Are You Trying To Incite More Trouble?”

The Daily Beast reports: The outgoing White House counselor was talking about the “unfortunate” violence in American cities and the need for “law and order” when CNN reporter Joe Johns asked, “Is the president calling on his supporters in Kenosha, people like Kyle Rittenhouse, to stop the violence?” “The president wants everybody to stop the violence,” Conway said in response. …

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GEORGIA: Outrage After New Video Shows Black Jogger Shot To Death After Being Chased By Two White Men

USA Today reports: A Georgia prosecutor said Tuesday that he wants a grand jury to decide if criminal charges are warranted in the death of a man shot after a pursuit by armed men who later told police they suspected him of being a burglar. Ahmaud Arbery, 25, was killed Feb. 23 in a neighborhood outside the coastal port city …

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