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Lt. Governor Stratton's Statement on the Kyle Rittenhouse Verdict

Press Release - Friday, November 19, 2021

Chicago — Today is a good day to push for equal justice under the law for all, and tomorrow will be too. And the next day...
 
Some days will fill us with hope and the promise of change. Others will leave us feeling drained. Either way, push forward we must.
 
I am disappointed in the Kyle Rittenhouse verdict, but I am not surprised. That is why I remain committed to doing the work that will one day make equal justice for all a reality. We are not there yet.
 
We must continue our work alongside those in communities most impacted by these types of injustices, allowing them to lead the way as we seek solutions in building safer communities for our children.
 
I'm praying for the Huber and Rosenbaum families. And I'm praying for all who are feeling overlooked, ignored and disillusioned by today's verdict.

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