Famed “gun couple” Mark and Patricia McCloskey of St. Louis, traveled to Kenosha this week to support 18-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse, who’s on trial for double homicide after he fatally shot two rioters and injured a third, last summer.
Rittenhouse has pleaded not guilty on all charges, citing self-defense.
Mr. McCloskey said he is hoping for an acquittal on all counts for the teen, noting that he and his wife support Americans’ Second Amendment right to defend themselves, particularly when the government fails to do so.
“We haven’t been in there to hear all the evidence,” Mark McCloskey said, adding, “From what we understand, from what I’ve seen, I’m hoping for an acquittal on all counts.”
“We’re just here to support people who exercise their Second Amendment rights to defend themselves,