The Kyle Rittenhouse verdict and the twisting of natural law

On November 19, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all fees for killing Joseph Rosenbaum and

On November 19, Kyle Rittenhouse was acquitted of all fees for killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber and wounding Gaige Grosskreutz in Kenosha, Wisconsin, throughout the unrest adhering to the law enforcement taking pictures of Jacob Blake last yr. Within several hours of the verdict, the Heritage Basis held a question-and-solution session on YouTube, which it promoted with the line, “What is YOUR normal correct to self-protection?”

This is not the only try to frame what occurred in Kenosha through the lens of normal legislation. As a person who thinks of himself as a all-natural-legislation law firm, I obtain this troubling. These responses are just one more instance of how purely natural legislation and its expression in the Anglo-American lawful tradition—common law—has been deformed by its adaptation to support White supremacy.