KENOSHA, WI — Protesters upset over the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse marched in Kenosha on Sunday — within the presence of a Second Amendment-supporting father-daughter duo armed with AR-15s they mentioned had been to protect the demonstrators.
“We just do security for different groups. We’re doing a favor for them,” Erick Jordan, 50, advised The Post whereas strolling alongside his 16-year-old daughter Jade.
Jordan mentioned he’d been coaching Jade to use firearms since she was 4 however solely let her contact a weapon as soon as she was 14. He mentioned they had been defending a restaurant and two parking tons within the space on the night time Rittenhouse shot three folks, together with two fatally, amid protests over police conduct.
Rittenhouse has claimed he fired in self-defense, though, “I probably wouldn’t have fired my weapon,” Jade mentioned.
Her father mentioned of the decision, “It is what it’s.
“The jury did their job, and this is America,” he mentioned.
The Jordans mentioned that they had been invited by march organizers to protect individuals, who numbered about 75 in whole. Demonstrators carried indicators with messages akin to, “The Whole System is Guilty!” and, “Cops and fascists give license to kill in the USA!”
The Rev. Jesse Jackson had been anticipated to attend the march however didn’t make it.