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The debate over sanctuary cities is a big talking point in the news lately. It was one of Donald Trump's key talking points during his campaign, and it's been pushed back to the headlines with the case of Kate Steinle.

Steinle was killed in San Francisco while walking with her father and a friend. The man accused of her murder is an illegal immigrant who was found not guilty of Steinle's death.

Comedian Michael Ian Black complained about being trolled by people using her image as their avatar:

He was quickly called out by people who saw the misstep:

Black's tone then changed quickly:

Not everyone was buying the comments from the comedian:

Black admitted he hadn't recognized Steinle from the picture, then doubled down on the idea of reducing gun violence:

Then someone claiming to have lived through Columbine and Aurora spoke out:

Internet 1, Michael Ian Black 0.

Please note: This is a commentary piece. The views and opinions expressed within it are those of the author only and do not necessarily reflect the editorial opinion of IJR.

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