Kyle Rittenhouse is out of jail this evening after his lawyer posted the $2 million dollar bail set by the Kenosha county judge. The 17-year-old has been charged with two counts of homicide and four lesser charges after shooting and killing two protesters and injuring a third in Kenosha, Wisconsin in August.
Rittenhouse surrendered to police in his hometown of Antioch, Illinois, the next morning and was held in a juvenile detention center while challenging his extradition to Wisconsin.
He lost that challenge and was transported to Kenosha on Oct. 30.
His lawyer, John Pierce of Los Angeles, and his mother, Wendy Rittenhouse, have recently been making news media appearances to seek donations for bail, on top of the approximately $2 million already raised from nationwide supporters starting two days after charges were filed in August.
The two men who were killed, Joseph Rosenbaum, 36, and Anthony Huber, 26, as well as the injured man, Gaige Grosskreutz, 26 were participants in a ‘peaceful protest’ that had devolved into a riot. The evening’s ‘protests’ ended with dozens of fires lit, along with hundreds of thousands of damages to local businesses.
Rittenhouse’s legal team has said he acted in self-defense and should not be charged with any crime. We reported earlier this summer when his legal team released more footage that they claim exonerated the young man.
Big Tech Declares Itself Judge And Jury
Facebook has openly stated that anybody who posts in support of Kyle Rittenhouse will be in violation of their ‘community guidelines’ and their account will face penalties.
Depending on the reach of the user’s Facebook page, they could have their page removed entirely.
Mark Dice, media analyst, has pointed out that Republican legislators haven’t condemned Facebook for their censoring Kyle Rittenhouse or those who might believe him to be innocent.
Dice further reports that Rittenhouse’s Facebook page has been shut down by Facebook.
BREAKING: Kyle Rittenhouse just released from jail after posting 2 million dollar bail.
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Big Tech Is An Enemy Of Our Gun Rights And The First Amendment
The courts alone decide Kyle Rittenhouse’s fate, whether he was innocent or guilty. Until they do, Facebook has no business silencing those who would stand with him.
It’s un-American to silence people who disagree with you.
But then, being pro-American or protecting the Bill of Rights isn’t something most gun owners would accuse Facebook or the other Silicon Valley tech giants of doing — not by a long shot.