Prosecutor Claims Rittenhouse’s Rifle Negated His Right to Self-Defense

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In his closing arguments of the Kyle Rittenhouse trial, lead prosecutor Thomas Binger claimed Rittenhouse forfeited his right to self-defense by carrying a gun. Binger was ridiculed on social media by multiple critics who said the prosecutor was wrong, insane, and nonsensical. Binger struggled during the trial, being reprimanded several times by the judge over violations of court procedure.