Originally Posted by Greger
The weapons charge dismissal was a clever bit of jurisprudence. The law was written specifically to prevent young gang members(presumably of color) from carrying short-barreled rifles and shotguns which are more easily concealed. It didn't include long guns like hunting rifles or the AR15 varmint gun young Rittenhouse was toting.
Good! Now federal prosecutors can charge Kyle with weapons charges. Wouldn't want the young irresponsible killer to be exposed to double-jeopardy. smile

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