After the exoneration of Kyle Rittenhouse, several protestors are seen on the roads of NYC against the court’s verdict.
Five people are arrested for damaging cars and houses in the middle village as well. According to Queens Councilman Robert Holden, many protestors went to the Crowley park and damaged the property there. Mayor Bill de Blasio’s statement about the court’s order increased people’s rage in the city.
More than 300 protestors were seen near Brooklyn’s Barclays Center holding signs of ‘Capitalism breeds racist terror’.
According to them, the verdict is nothing but a shameful racial double standard in the judicial system.Although Kyle didn’t kill a black person, he is free even after taking 2 lives. After some time, the protestors moved towards Lower Manhattan.
People protested for many hours outside the court, where the decision about Kyle Rittenhouse was announced.
According to them, the exoneration of the killer does not make sense.He murdered two people but is now free of any charges. Some people have proclaimed that judge Bruce Schroeder should leave as his decision has caused chaos in public.
Lori Lightfoot, mayor of Chicago, has asked the public to respect the decision of the court. He has criticized the behavior of Kyle Rittenhouse and made condolences to the family and loved ones of all the killed persons. The public in several cities in the US is disappointed at the court’s decision.
After the protest in Portland, Oregon, Portland Police Chief Chuck Lovell said that this reaction was expected as it was clear that the public would not accept the decision. A killer on loose can cause more harm than good in all cases. A peaceful march was observed in Chicago after the court’s decision was announced on media.
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