A world where Kyle Rittenhouse is free is not ‘safe for any of us’

Oscar winner Reese Witherspoon is yet another Hollywood celebrity who blows up the innocent verdicts in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, saying the Illinois teenager does not deserve to go free while misleadingly mixing him up with mass shooters.

In a Twitter thread posted Saturday Legally blonde and Walk the Line The actress regretted a jury’s acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse on all charges. In a rhetorical handshake, the actress lumped Rittenhouse inaccurately with the perpetrators into “sensible gun violence,” omitting the fact that Rittenhouse was acting in self-defense.

She then reiterated what has become a favorite topic of discussion among left-wing and anti-gun activists, noting that Rittenhouse crossed “state borders”, which is not a crime and not relevant to his right to defend his life against troublemakers who tried to grab his gun, hit him with a skateboad and aimed a gun at him.

“No one should be able to buy a semi-automatic weapon, cross state borders and kill 2 people, injure another and go free. In what world is this safe… for any of us?” she wrote.

Witherspoon, who stars in the Apple TV + series The morning show, ignored the fact that one of the men Rittenhouse defended himself against had sexually abused pre-teen boys. The teenager’s assailants attacked him during last year’s Black Lives Matter riots in Kenosha, Wisconsin, where large parts of the city burned to the ground.

The actress then promised never to vote for U.S. representatives and judges who support Rittenhouse.

She concluded: “And to the families and friends who mourn … I hold you in my heart.”

Witherspoon has been a vocal anti-gun activist and called for more gun control after the mass shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio, in 2019.

Other stars who have blown up the Rittenhouse verdict include Mark Ruffalo and Disney +’s The Mandalorian star Pedro Pascal, who both bizarrely paid tribute to the two men who threatened and attacked Rittenhouse, insisting they were “murdered.”

Celebrities including Sophia Bush, Alyssa Milano, Bette Midler and Josh Gad have also lamented Rittenhouse’s acquittal, and some call it a victory for “white supremacy.”

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