Reactions from across the nation on grand jury’s decision

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The decision made by the St Louis grand jury on Monday, where they said that Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson is not indicted in the shooting death of Michael Brown has angered protesters all across USA. Here are the some of the reaction from the top political leaders to attorneys, and also from the family of Michael Brown.

“There will be many people who are disappointed in today’s decision, even though it is a result of a deliberate legal process that’s being independently checked by Attorney General Eric Holder and the U.S. Justice Department. While we await the conclusion of that independent investigation – and continue working together for solutions to systemic issues highlighted by this tragedy – I’m praying that the good people of St. Louis and local law enforcement will remain peaceful and respectful of one another.” – U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri
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“I think it was a good decision to take this to the grand jury. Everyone will be able to examine that same evidence and come to their own conclusion. These grand jurors poured their hearts and souls into this process.” – St. Louis County Prosecuting Attorney Bob McCulloch
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“We are profoundly disappointed that the killer of our child will not face the consequence of his actions. While we understand that many others share our pain, we ask that you channel your frustration in ways that will make a positive change. We need to work together to fix the system that allowed this to happen.” – Statement from family of Michael Brown
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