Biden urges peaceful expression of views on Rittenhouse verdict

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden on Friday asked Americans to express their views peacefully following a jury’s acquittal of teenager Kyle Rittenhouse of murder in the fatal shooting of two men during racial justice protests last year. The jury in Kenosha, Wisconsin, found Rittenhouse not guilty on all charges after more than three days of deliberations, in a decision that ignited fierce debate about gun rights and the boundaries of self defense in the United States. Amid a heavy law enforcement presence, several dozen protesters lined the steps outside the courthouse after the …

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