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Kyle Rittenhouse launches nonprofit with far-right Texans as he ramps up political engagement in the state

The activist known for shooting Black Lives Matter protesters in 2020 has created the Rittenhouse Foundation, which promises to fight for gun rights and includes leaders who have close ties to ultraconservative megadonors from West Texas.

Kyle Rittenhouse, center, speaks during the 'Defend our 2A: Michigan's Right for Self Preservation' event on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, at Freedom Farms in Ionia Township, MI.

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