As we watch and lament the nightly riots that have come to be a way of life in America in 2020, there are a few thoughts that inevitably go through our minds.
We want to know, obviously, why are these people so angry? Are they causing a fuss with a purpose, or are they simply looking for an excuse to make trouble or loot?
And, of course, we often wonder why these people would choose to deface and defile their own hometowns to make a point.
As it turns out, they usually aren’t trashing their hometowns…
At least 175 people have been arrested during the recent civil unrest in Kenosha, Wis., with 102 having addresses listed outside of the city, according to numbers released by police on Sunday.
The arrests were related to the protests that have occurred every night, and have sometimes turned into destructive rioting, following the police shooting of Jacob Blake on Aug. 23.
Kenosha Police said in a media release that the arrests were from people located in 44 cities, although authorities didn’t elaborate which states they came from. A total of 69 people were arrested for curfew violations.
Kyle Rittenhouse, the 17 year-old killer of two protesters in Kenosha had traveled from his home in Antioch, Illinois, and is perhaps the most infamous case of such outside influence.
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