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Before sentencing Dylann Roof to death, jurors were asked to consider the mitigating factors that would spare the 22-year-old white supremacist's life. [Read More]
By Jules Epstein The return of death sentences by the jury was inevitable in the case of Dylann Roof, who was on trial for killing nine black churchgoers during a Bible study in... [Read More]
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The Charleston church shooter needs his sense of control, just as America needs to believe the death penalty provides a form of... [Read More]
The death penalty is not a deterrent to horrendous crime. It has never proved to be. And it's costly. So why do we do it? A federal district court jury in South Carolina... [Read More]
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With Roof, there's plainly no sense of sorrow now – or to come. In the end evidence of sincere remorse, which is to say, humanity, can be the difference between life and death. [Read More]
On Wednesday, U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel sentenced Dylann Roof to death, ending, at least for now, the saga of the troubled young man who walked into Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, S.C.,... [Read More]
It took the jury slightly less than three hours to sentence Dylann Roof to death for murdering nine men and women at Emanuel AME Church 18 months ago. The jury... [Read More]
'Please continue to pray for the victims, survivors and families of the Emanuel AME Church shooting. Please also pray for Mr. Roof.'... [Read More]
When we grant states the right to kill its citizens, we are accepting all forms of state-sanctioned violence. [Read More]
Stand against hateIn December, The Sun featured a column by The Rev. Milford Griner on the horrific murder of innocent black churchgoers by Dylann Roof, a young white man influenced by white supremacist... [Read More]
If Death lingers in courtroom corridors awaiting sentences, this historic city's federal courthouse was surely a top destination. On Tuesday, the Reaper's patience was rewarded with the jury's return of the death penalty... [Read More]
Dylann Roof remains for now in the Charleston County jail, but last week he joined a select group of infamous killers on the rolls of the federal government's death row. [Read More]
Dylann Roof is on a path to execution for killing nine people inside Charleston's Emanuel AME Church, but his journey to the death chamber is anything but certain as his... [Read More]
She was there the night Dylann Roof gunned down her son and eight other parishioners who welcomed him to their church. She was there when Roof's trial opened —... [Read More]
During his bizarre closing argument last week, convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof actually claimed he did not hate black people. [Read More]
She was there the night Dylann Roof gunned down her son and eight other parishioners who welcomed him to their church. She was there when Roof's trial opened — the first to testify about the... [Read More]
Dylann Roof sealed his own fate when he declared to jurors, "I still feel like I had to do it." [Read More]
Last week's sentencing of convicted mass murderer Dylann Roof by no means ended the horrible saga that began in June 2015 when Roof killed nine black church members during a... [Read More]