Saturday, November 20, 2021
Anti-Defamation League: As soon as the jury announced its verdict, online extremist spaces erupted in cheers and self-congratulatory rhetoric. Supporters heralded the Rittenhouse verdict as a victory for the principle of self-defense and providing legal precedent for violent responses to perceived threats, and some argued that people no longer need to avoid acting during tense situations for fear of legal repercussions, a potentially dangerous development.
Members of the Goyim Defense League cheered on the verdict with "Sieg Kyle."
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