Tag Archives: vigilantism

33% Of GOP Voters Thought GA Killers Were Guilty

Mediaite reports: On Wednesday, the nation watched as guilty verdict after guilty verdict was read at the trial of Travis McMichael, his father Gregory McMichael, and William “Roddie” Bryan, for the murder of Ahmaud Arbery last February. But in a The Economist/YouGov Poll poll taken November 20 – 23, just before the verdict was delivered, a shocking partisan split emerged. …

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Gaetz: I Will Intro National “Stand Your Ground” Bill

Raw Story reports: Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) said on Thursday that he would introduce a “National Stand Your Ground Law” as a reaction to Kyle Rittenhouse’s prosecution. Gaetz made the announcement on his Firebrand podcast. “I do not believe in imposing on Americans a duty to retreat when someone else attempts to commit a felony against a victim,” the lawmaker …

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QAnon Rep Files Bill To Award Congressional Gold Medal To Kyle Rittenhouse For “Protecting Against BLM Riot”

The Washington Post reports: Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) has introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal — the legislative branch’s highest honor — to Kyle Rittenhouse, the teenager who last week was found not guilty of homicide and other charges related to his fatal shooting of two men during a protest against police violence last year. Greene …

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BREAKING: All Guilty In GA Murder Of Ahmaud Arbery

NBC News reports: The jury has reached a verdict in the trial of Travis McMichael and his father, Gregory, and their neighbor, William “Roddie” Bryan. The three men, who are white, each face charges of malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, false imprisonment and criminal attempt to commit a felony in the shooting death of Ahmaud Arbery, 25, who was …

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GA Jury Begins Deliberations In Ahmaud Arbery Case

ABC News reports: “Your oath requires that you will decide this case based on the evidence,” Judge Timothy Walmsley told the jury before sending the panel off to begin their deliberations. The jury got the case after Linda Dunikoski, the Cobb County, Georgia, assistant district attorney appointed as a special prosecutor in the Glynn County case, took two hours to …

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Rittenhouse To Carlson: I Support Black Lives Matter

The New York Daily News reports: Kyle Rittenhouse, who walked free on Friday after killing two people and wounding a third during protests in Kenosha, Wisc., last year, said he supports Black Lives Matter and that he’s not racist. “This case has nothing to do with race,” Rittenhouse told Fox’s Tucker Carlson in an interview that will air Monday night. …

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SNL’s Jeanine Pirro Hails “Lovable Scamp” Rittenhouse

The New York Daily News reports: “Lovable scamp” Kyle Rittenhouse was the real victim, according to the fake Jeannine Pirro on this week’s “Saturday Night Live.” The 18-year-old acquitted Friday of killing two people in Kenosha, Wisc., last summer and injuring another was “put through a nightmare of a trial just for doing the bravest thing any American can do: …

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Rittenhouse Lawyer Says He Threw Tucker Carlson’s Film Crew “Out Of The Room Several Times” [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Kyle Rittenhouse’s defense attorney Mark Richards said Friday that he threw Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s crew “out of the room several times” while they were filming footage for a documentary about the teen during his trial. “I don’t think a film crew is appropriate for something like this but the people raising the money to pay …

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Jury Finds Kyle Rittenhouse Not Guilty On All Counts

The New York Post reports: Jurors in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial have reached a verdict. It’s not immediately clear when the verdict will be announced. Deliberations began on Tuesday. Emotions have been running high in anticipation of the verdict, with Wisconsin Gov. Tony Evers deploying National Guard troops to Kenosha. Rittenhouse faces five charges, including intentional homicide, for shootings that …

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Rittenhouse Lawyers Seek Mistrial Over Video Quality

The Associated Press reports: Kyle Rittenhouse’s attorneys asked the judge on Wednesday to declare a mistrial, saying they received an inferior copy of a key video from prosecutors and would have approached things differently if they had received the higher quality video earlier. Judge Bruce Schroeder did not immediately rule on the request, which came after jurors deliberating for a …

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Fox Host Endorses Vigilantism: Kyle Rittenhouse Did What The Govt Should Have Done To Those Dirtbags

Media Matters has the transcript: People say that Rittenhouse never should have gone to Kenosha. The dead guys shouldn’t have gone there either. One was a convicted pedophile who again had anally raped a child. Another other was a serial domestic abuser. They should not have been anywhere on a street right? They should have been in jail or in …

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