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Gail Travers
December 08, 2021

To the Editor:
Pertaining to Jim Eller’s commentary of Dec. 1, many have stated Rittenhouse bought off scot-absolutely free. That is not correct, as he was in a trial and had his lifetime come to be a media circus, which will keep on for some time. It does not compare to getting rid of your lifestyle, but it is considerably from a standard lifestyle. I do not take into account Rittenhouse a hero, but he is not the villain that some have labeled him.
Jim also stated Rittenhouse need to have run after the initially shooting. The serious issue ought to be why did not the victims run? It would have created his self-protection assert complicated if he had shot them in the again. Rittenhouse was there to protect residence. Why were being the victims there and why did they interact Rittenhouse? Likely alcohol was associated.
Final, Jim concerns the mothers and fathers. They elevated a son who of course cared about other people’s home and legal rights so much that he was extremely upset, as I am, at the ineffective destruction of house and people’s workplaces. He was just scarcely a minimal and we all hope we have raised our children to be capable to be impartial. Whilst a pair of months helps make a major distinction in legal responsibility, it does not change the person a lot.
William Appelget 
Lengthy Beach front Township

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