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Kenosha Parks Commission Considers Memorializing Man Who Rittenhouse Shot, Angry Community Disgusted

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A Kenosha, Wisconsin, parks panel set aside a proposal or a memorial to the man who was killed during the city’s riots almost two years ago, but one activist suspects the idea is still alive.

The five-member Kenosha Parks Commission in the city south of Milwaukee decided Monday not to follow through on the proposal to dedicate a memorial tree and plaque to Anthony Huber, the man who attacked then 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse during a Black Lives Matter riot on Aug. 25, 2020.

Huber’s girlfriend, Illinois resident Hannah Gittings, had filed the proposal with the commission asking for the memorial marker to be placed in the skateboard-wielding attacker’s name in Anderson Park, Fox News Digital reported.

News of the proposal was first brought before the public by Kevin Mathewson, a former Kenosha alderman turned independent journalist, who noticed that the proposal had been placed on the commission’s agenda for Monday.

“The career violent criminal and felon, Anthony Huber might have a memorial tree planted and plaque installed at Kenosha’s Anderson Park,” Mathewson wrote on his website Kenosha County Eye.

Mathewson described Huber’s criminal history and noted that Rittenhouse only acted when he had no choice.

“We’ve all seen the photos and videos,” Mathewson wrote of the riot. “While Kyle was running towards police, violent protesters attacked. One man drop-kicked........

© Western Journalism

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