INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - Indiana community and political leaders are calling for peace following the verdict in the Trayvon Martin case.
Indiana Black Expo President and CEO Tanya Bell says those disappointed in a Florida jury's decision to clear former neighborhood watch volunteer George Zimmerman of all charges should "channel that energy to push for the abolition of laws" that justified the shooting.
Indianapolis City-County Council President Maggie Lewis has issued a statement asking the city to "stay peaceful and deter from violence."
South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg says the case' outcome provides a "compelling reason for all of us to judge one another only by the content of our character" and not color, clothing, or appearance.
Martin's death sparked debate across the U.S. over racial profiling, self-defense and equal justice.
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