National Urban League CEO Marc Morial said Thursday on MSNBC that the jury in the Kyle Rittenhouse case sent a message of sanctioning “vigilanteism.”
Rittenhouse was acquitted of murder and other charges after he shot and killed two men and injured a third during a Black Lives Matter protest last year in Kenosha, WI.
When asked about the Ahmaud Arbery verdict, Morial said, “I hope it sends a message to all vigilantes and want-to-be vigilantes that you’re not going to get away with it. That you’re not going to go around, and what we have to strike at in this country is the culture of gun violence. This idea that I can take the law into my own hands. That it is somehow acceptable for me to