Our culture, not the Rittenhouse verdict, is the problem.

And, it isn’t going to change in my lifetime

This past Friday, the Jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial reached a reasonable verdict based on Wisconsin law.

Wisconsin — like many other states — has permissive laws governing the carry and use of firearms after years of gun lobby influence. People like Kyle Rittenhouse can legitimately go to a riot with a gun, pretend to be a regulator patrolling the streets, and use it if the tables turn against them.