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CAIR on Rittenhouse: Hard to imagine ‘black or Muslim defendant in the same circumstances being found not guilty’



The Hamas-linked Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) wants to sow division in American society. If it were honest, it would acknowledge that on the same day that Rittenhouse was acquitted, a black man Andrew Coffee IV was also acquitted of a murder charge on self-defense grounds. But that wouldn’t fit its agenda.

“CAIR Says ‘Nearly Impossible to Imagine Acquittal of a Black or Muslim Defendant’ Engaged in Same Conduct as Kyle Rittenhouse,” by Ismail Allison, Hamas-linked CAIR, November 19, 2021:

(WASHINGTON D.C., 11/19/2021) – The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today said reacted to the acquittal of Kyle Rittenhouse on all charges.

In a statement reacting to the jury’s verdict, CAIR National Deputy Director Edward Ahmed Mitchell said:

“Although we respect the jury process and accept the jury‘s decision, it is difficult to imagine a black or Muslim defendant in the same circumstances being found not guilty or receiving the breaks that Kyle Rittenhouse received during the trial.

“If our justice system is going to repeatedly give every break, benefit of the doubt, and legal protection to white defendants, people of color and other minorities must receive the same.”…

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