On November 19, 2021, the jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse trial acquitted Kyle of all charges against him. In doing so, Rittenhouse has been confirmed to have acted in self-defense against 3 of his assailants during the Kenosha, Wisconsin riots in 2020. The National Foundation for Gun Rights(NFGR) published a press release shortly after this announcement.
“Today, the American justice system worked as designed, and a young man who has been lambasted, defamed, and threatened by the media and anti-gun Left was declared innocent of all the charges against him. When we saw the video evidence of Kyle defending himself and others in Kenosha, WI, NFGR made the decision