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2 MILLION bail, because he is such a flight risk says the judge.  The prosecutor wanted between 4 and 10 million, even though the few terrorists they arrested during the "peaceful protests" were released on their own recognizance. Hope he has security 24/7, he will be targeted by every ANTIFA and BLM who wants to make a name for themselves and get street cred from all the other scum of the earth members.

https://www.newsmax.com/newsfront/Police-Shooting-Wisconsin-Kenosha/2020/11/20/id/998082/

 

MODS: I think this belongs here as it has massive significance for ALL our rights to self-defense.  But if you think otherwise, just move it.

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3 hours ago, Garufa said:

Meanwhile, the kid that bought the rifle for Rittenhouse is being prosecuted to the full extent of the law.

https://www.foxnews.com/us/kenosha-man-allegedly-bought-kyle-rittenhouse-gun-shootings-charges.amp

The kid who did the shooting may be able to mount a successful self defense case, I don't know enough about the facts of the situation to know one way or another.  I don't see any way the one who purchased the rifle for Rittenhouse is going to beat a straw purchase charge though ...

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I'm sympathetic to both but buying a gun for another person like that is a terrible idea. I hate that he's getting prosecuted for it though.

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7 minutes ago, Erik88 said:

I'm sympathetic to both but buying a gun for another person like that is a terrible idea. I hate that he's getting prosecuted for it though.

I agree, but the crime they charged him with may be defensible, depending on what the statute says.  The weapon was not purchased so he could go out and kill someone, so no intent, isn t that what prosecutors always lean on?  These are state charges though, the feds might come in on this one if the state doesn't convict.  ATF might be chomping at the bit for it, anyway it turns out. 

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I don’t see much of a way out for him. I suspect this will end in a plea bargain. They’ll want his testimony against Kyle. Below is the law we are talking about. You can make your own decisions about what it says. It requires no intent to harm someone, only intent to transfer, which he has confessed to. He could also face Federal charges should the feds decide to go that route.

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2013 Wisconsin Statutes & Annotations
948. Crimes against children.
948.60 Possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18.

Universal Citation: WI Stat § 948.60 (2013 through Act 380)
948.60  Possession of a dangerous weapon by a person under 18.

(1) In this section, "dangerous weapon" means any firearm, loaded or unloaded; any electric weapon, as defined in s. 941.295 (1c) (a); metallic knuckles or knuckles of any substance which could be put to the same use with the same or similar effect as metallic knuckles; a nunchaku or any similar weapon consisting of 2 sticks of wood, plastic or metal connected at one end by a length of rope, chain, wire or leather; a cestus or similar material weighted with metal or other substance and worn on the hand; a shuriken or any similar pointed star-like object intended to injure a person when thrown; or a manrikigusari or similar length of chain having weighted ends.

(2) 

(a) Any person under 18 years of age who possesses or goes armed with a dangerous weapon is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.

(b) Except as provided in par. (c), any person who intentionally sells, loans or gives a dangerous weapon to a person under 18 years of age is guilty of a Class I felony.

(c) Whoever violates par. (b) is guilty of a Class H felony if the person under 18 years of age under par. (b) discharges the firearm and the discharge causes death to himself, herself or another.

(d) A person under 17 years of age who has violated this subsection is subject to the provisions of ch. 938 unless jurisdiction is waived under s. 938.18 or the person is subject to the jurisdiction of a court of criminal jurisdiction under s. 938.183.

(3) 

(a) This section does not apply to a person under 18 years of age who possesses or is armed with a dangerous weapon when the dangerous weapon is being used in target practice under the supervision of an adult or in a course of instruction in the traditional and proper use of the dangerous weapon under the supervision of an adult. This section does not apply to an adult who transfers a dangerous weapon to a person under 18 years of age for use only in target practice under the adult's supervision or in a course of instruction in the traditional and proper use of the dangerous weapon under the adult's supervision.

(b) This section does not apply to a person under 18 years of age who is a member of the armed forces or national guard and who possesses or is armed with a dangerous weapon in the line of duty. This section does not apply to an adult who is a member of the armed forces or national guard and who transfers a dangerous weapon to a person under 18 years of age in the line of duty.

(c) This section applies only to a person under 18 years of age who possesses or is armed with a rifle or a shotgun if the person is in violation of s. 941.28 or is not in compliance with ss. 29.304 and 29.593. This section applies only to an adult who transfers a firearm to a person under 18 years of age if the person under 18 years of age is not in compliance with ss. 29.304 and 29.593 or to an adult who is in violation of s. 941.28.

History: 1987 a. 332; 1991 a. 18, 139; 1993 a. 98; 1995 a. 27, 77; 1997 a. 248; 2001 a. 109; 2005 a. 163; 2011 a. 35.

Sub. (2) (b) does not set a standard for civil liability, and a violation of sub. (2) (b) does not constitute negligence per se. Logarto v. Gustafson, 998 F. Supp. 998 (1998).

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6 hours ago, Omega said:

Well, there was plenty of target practice.  [/sarc] 

The kid actually had decent accuracy, under pressure too. Now they need to let him out, drop all charges, give him back his rifle, and send him somewhere else he's needed. 😎

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16 hours ago, QuackerSmacker said:

The "My Pillow" guy chipped in for Kyle's bail.

And apparently Rick Schroder, glad to know all of Hollywood hasn't sold their souls. 

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I don’t know much about FIGHTBACK, or GIVESENDGO, but they are taking donations for Kyles defense fund. Of course the MSM doesn’t cover this, so its hard to tell who they are, or who “Friends Of The Rittenhouse Family, Atlanta, Ga” is.

GOFUNDME wouldn’t allow a webpage for a Kyle defense fund. So much for innocent until proven guilty. I’ve sent money to GOFUNDME; but never again. Of course they don’t care; they aren’t taking the loss; the people that need their site are.

But if those sites are legit, it looks like they are making their goals. 

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1 hour ago, 70Stingray said:

and never be in a section of the USA where this goes on
 

 

 

That is totally fake.

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54 minutes ago, Garufa said:

That is totally fake.

Correct, and it’s also gone.
 

 

I actually know the image source for that (don’t look at me like that, it’s hilarious) but this is not the place for that kinda mess. (Not directed at you Garufa, but your posts is what remains.)
 

coffee morning GIF

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58 minutes ago, Garufa said:

That is totally fake.

Dammit i always miss the good fake stuff. Like showing up right after big T!T Betty gets off the pole 🙄

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