'BoycottSanFrancisco' hashtag trends, criticism flies after Kate Steinle verdict

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Friday, December 1, 2017
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ABC's Clayton Sandell reports on the Kate Steinle murder case.

SAN FRANCISCO, California -- The internet caught fire after the surprise not guilty verdict in the Kate Steinle murder case. Emotions ran hot on Twitter with many users standing behind the a hashtag reading 'BoycottSanFrancisco' to voice their criticism and at times disgust.

Here are some strong reactions from Twitter:

Many of the tweets called for justice for the Steinle family:

While others took a more political angle, calling for the boycott of sanctuary cities:

A few tweets even argued that Trump's border wall should include California: