Kyle Rittenhouse: Justice, But No Peace.

We discussed the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict a little and the false narrative of many in the media and on the left last week. Rittenhouse was acquitted of the charges against him after what may have been the worst prosecution in recent memory.

Although Rittenhouse was found not guilty and justice was served, that doesn’t mean that there was “peace” in the land. The night the verdict announcement, people rioted across the land. After all, how dare a 17 year old kid defend himself against three violent attackers?

Apparently those people believed Rittenhouse should have just rolled over and died.

However, now there is new part to the story. Rittenhouse wants to attend the Arizona State University in person. He is currently enrolled online but wants to go to ASU in person.

Some groups aren’t having that at all:

Students groups like MEChA (Movimiento Estudiantil Chicanx de Aztlán), Students for Socialism, Students for Justice in Palestine and the Multicultural Solidarity Coalition are organizing a rally this week to “get murderer Kyle Rittenhouse off [the] campus.” He is not on campus since he is enrolled as an online student. However, Rittenhouse has expressed interest in in-person attendance at ASU. Students and faculty are being called to the rally to “protect students from a violent, blood-thirsty murderer.”

In addition, ASU student Taskina Bhuiya started a petition to denounce the verdict and to call for Rittenhouse to be “held accountable for the crimes he has committed.” Without a sense of irony, the petition declares “ASU should be a safe and inclusive place for all students, which will be disrupted if Kyle Rittenhouse is allowed to attend this school.” Inclusive unless you are an acquitted individual who must be “held accountable.” Hundreds have signed the petition insisting that “Rittenhouse should pay for his crimes.”

“Murder,” by definition is “the unlawful killing of another human being without justification or excuse.”

Rittenhouse had the right to defend himself against people that were attacking and chasing him. To call him a “murderer” is simply a denial of the facts and a denial of the verdict.

Yet there is a deeper issue here.

As a free man, Rittenhouse has the right to go wherever he wants to in this country. That includes Arizona State University.

Jonathan Turley writes:

Rittenhouse has every right to attend ASU in person and has every right to expect that he can do so safely. If ASU cannot muster the integrity and courage to reaffirm those rights publicly, it has abandoned a core defining element for higher education. Colleges often sit in cringing silence as individual students are targeted and harassed. Students have every right to protest, but ASU must be clear and public in supporting Rittenhouse’s right to access to an education on its campuses.

Spot on.

Either colleges and by extension governments, protect the rights of all citizens – even the ones we don’t like – we are doomed.

One Response to “Kyle Rittenhouse: Justice, But No Peace.”

  1. Percy Veer says:

    This race baiting has got to be called out, this was all about a white guy who shot three white thugs who were attacking him in self defense. It has nothing to do with white supremacy (whatever that is), but they don’t call out BLM as black supremacy. I especially loved how they don’t just call him a murderer but a “blood thirsty” murderer (I guess that is supposed to be a worse kind of murderer, as opposed to just a regular murderer).
    If the school goes along with this nonsense, I hope he sues their pants off.