WASHINGTON and KENOSHA — Today the League of Women Voters of the United States and the League of Women Voters of Wisconsin issued the following joint statement in reaction to the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse murder trial:
“Today justice was not served for Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber, who should still be alive.
“We are saddened and disappointed, but not surprised. Too often our justice system fails to hold accountable wealthy or white antagonizers while disproportionately over-policing and incarcerating people in Black and brown communities.
“Our justice system is in desperate need of repair. Our national obsession with firearms is out of control. Today sets a dangerous precedent that armed civilians can take to the streets and incite violence. America has had yet another wake up call. How many more lives must be lost unnecessarily?”
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WASHINGTON & MINNEAPOLIS – Today the League of Women Voters of the United States issued the following joint statement with the League of Women Voters of Minnesota and the League of Women Voters of Minneapolis in response to the Derek Chauvin trial verdict.
Donald Trump must be immediately removed as President of the United States of America and banned from running for federal office ever again.
People from all over this country are exercising their First Amendment rights as they protest the killing of countless Black lives that have been taken at the hands of police.