Freedom First International Responds to the Kyle Rittenhouse Shooting Asking For A Swift Prosecution, asking President Trump and Political Officials To Stay Out of the Way of Justice

Media Briefing For Immediate Release Monday September 7, 2020 at  4 pm

KENOSHA, WISCONSIN, USA – AUGUST 25: A man (R) was shot in the chest as clashes between protesters and armed civilians who protect the streets of Kenosha against the arson during the third day of protests over the shooting of a black man Jacob Blake by police officer in Wisconsin, United States on August 25, 2020. (Photo by Tayfun Coskun/Anadolu Agency via etty Images)


Kyle Rittenhouse, a 17-year-old self-described militia member from Illinois, has been charged with homicide. He faces a first-degree intentional homicide charge and five other charges in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Under Wisconsin law, Rittenhouse is charged as an adult, and he would face life in prison if convicted. It’s now believed that he shot and killed two people and wounded a third during two separate shooting incidents that unfolded within a few minutes of each other during protest after the shooting of Jacob Blake.

“He was trying to get away from them, I guess … and he fell,” Trump claimed, citing videos of the Rittenhouse attack. “And then they very violently attacked him.” The president claimed that the teenager, who was carrying an assault-style rifle, “probably would’ve been killed.” “He was in very big trouble. He probably would’ve been killed, but it’s under investigation,” Trump said.

Official Press Statement

From Sixteen shots and a cover up to a knee on the neck that end a life with one poor soul pleading” I can’t breathe” to seven shots in the back to an home invasion that becomes state stationed murder. 

Our Question is when it is enough that innocent lives will be taken before we finally take a serious approach to gun sense in America. Today’s nonsensical approach to the gun violence we must continue to look for outside the box thinking, we must look for ideas like IL House Bill HB1586 which includes serialization of ammunition to trace bullets.

Justice must be brought forth with swift, fast certain transparency

Dr. Matt Harrington,  Anti Gun Violence Coordinator- Freedom First International.

Freedom First International Summary

With this Tragic event-The President of our County has once again deviated from certain and correct leadership when given the opportunity to rebuke violence. So Instead of promoting, “Peace and Resolution he (President Trump) and others have made a decision to make this a partisan political issue. This young man took the lives of two other human beings and attempted to take a third. As a necessity we at Freedom First International believe Rittenhouse should be charged as an adult and found guilty in a U.S. Court of law — In the days ahead we plan to make this a actionable issue.


AREA of INTEREST: Public Safety/ National Policy Reform against unfair Public Policy with Children’s rights both locally and statewide.

National (local) News and other media surrounding the incident:

Are media advisers willing to give one on one interviews: Yes
Lead Activist-Media Advisers

You may contact  Media Director Washington Bailey, for Media, email or for more information.  

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Freedom First International is one of the aggressive and growing Human Rights organizations in America. FFI has led and organized some of the most renown civil rights cases in America-including Semaj Crosby, Tamir Rice and others.

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(For National Distribution)-Sent  Monday September 7, 2020 at  4 pm Eastern ​

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