Rumor vs Reality

Rumor: The Kenosha shooter was part of a militia and exerting his Second Amendment rights. Reality: Wisconsin militia law doesn't cover vigilantes.

Published September 8, 2020

Wisconsin state law says that any person who employs a militia for the protection of property and is not authorized by the state is guilty of a felony. As a minor resident of Illinois, the shooting suspect is not a member of any Wisconsin state militia. His actions were a direct violation of Wisconsin law.

For more info:
Are Militias Legal?

References