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

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Emotions running hot on Twitter on the Kate Steinle verdict, with many users standing behind the a hashtag reading 'BoycottSanFrancisco' to voice their criticism. (KGO-TV)

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 hashtag reading 'BoycottSanFrancisco' to voice their criticism and at times disgust.

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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:
Click here to look back at the events of the Kate Steinle murder trial.

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