President Obama says Americans must accept the grand jury's decision not to indict the police officer who fatally shot Michael Brown. Speaking tonight from the White House, Obama repeated calls from Brown's father saying hurting others or destroying property is not the answer.
He said no matter what the grand jury decided there would be "intense disagreement." Obama said Brown's parents have lost more than anyone and protesters should honor their wishes.
The President said there's never an excuse for violence. He also called on law enforcement to "show care and restraint in managing peaceful protests that may occur." As the President spoke, there were already clouds of tear gas rising from the streets of Ferguson.
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