Common Council President Cavalier Johnson
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Statement on the Kyle Rittenhouse Trial Verdict

Common Council President Cavalier Johnson November 19, 2021

By - Nov 19th, 2021 01:32 pm

Today’s verdict in Kenosha shows that the arc toward justice is still bending.

How in good conscience can an individual cross state lines, to protect property that he wasn’t asked to protect, with a weapon that he shouldn’t even have had, shoot three people – two of them fatally – and suffer no consequences for those actions?

Is this the Wisconsin we’ve built?

I suggest that as a state, we should reimagine who we are and think about how our justice system works for everyone.

Kenosha’s heart has ached for too long. I’m praying for healing and peace there, across Wisconsin, and across our great country.

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