GoFundMe Allows Fundraising Pages for Kyle Rittenhouse Following Acquittal

Following Kyle Rittenhouse’s full acquittal, future fundraising pages seeking to raise money for the teen are allowed once again on the GoFundMe website, the U.S. crowdfunding platform announced on Friday. In a statement issued on Nov. 19, the platform explained that in light of Rittenhouse’s trial, it took down multiple pages that were launched for the teen’s legal defense. The platform said it did so “as part of our regular monitoring efforts.” GoFundMe’s terms of service say that people cannot use the site to raise funds “for the legal defense of alleged crimes a**ociated with hate, violence, harassment, bullying, discrimination, terrorism, or intolerance of any kind.” The platform said in its latest statement that “if someone is acquitted of those charges, as Rittenhouse was today, a fundraiser started subsequently for their legal defense and other expenses would not violate this policy.” “A fundraiser to pay lawyers, cover legal expenses, or to help with …

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By Kelly Sanchez

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