Obama urges calm in wake of Zimmerman verdict

By REUTERS
July 14, 2013 22:37




WASHINGTON - US President Barack Obama on Sunday called for calm after the acquittal of George Zimmerman in the shooting death of unarmed black teenager Trayvon Martin, saying his death was a tragedy and that the nation should seek ways to stem gun violence.

"We are a nation of laws and a jury has spoken," he said in a statement. "I now ask every American to respect the call for calm reflection from two parents who lost their young son."


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