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Dylann Roof

  1. mass shootings
    Robert Bowers Killed 11 Jewish People. The Death Penalty Is Not the Answer.The death penalty means little where casual state violence runs rampant.
  2. terrorism
    White Deputy’s Son Arrested for Black Church Arsons in LouisianaArsons and bombings that target black churches are deeply woven into U.S. history.
  3. power
    Woman With a Tumblr Devoted to Dylann Roof Arrested for Mass-Murder PlotTwenty-three-year-old Elizabeth Lecron had been writing letters to Dylann Roof while he was in prison.
  4. fake news
    Trump: Why Didn’t the Media Blame Obama for Dylann Roof Attacking Black People?The president says the media is biased because it associated him with Cesar Sayoc but “didn’t do that with President Obama, with the church.”
  5. national walkout day
    Dylann Roof’s Sister Arrested for Bringing Weapons to Her High School’s WalkoutMorgan Roof, 18, also wrote on Snapchat that she hoped people got “shot” during the walkout.
  6. Charleston Gunman Dylann Roof Is Sentenced to DeathThe jury reached a verdict in about three hours.
  7. Dylann Roof to Jury: ‘There’s Nothing Wrong With Me Psychologically’Roof is representing himself in the sentencing phase of his trial, and addressed jurors for the first time Wednesday.
  8. Dylann Roof Is Found Guilty of Federal Hate Crimes in Charleston MassacreThe jury will now have to decide if he faces life in prison without parole, or the death penalty.
  9. crimes and misdemeanors
    Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Changes Mind, Wants His Lawyers BackNow he only wants to represent himself for sentencing.
  10. crimes and misdemeanors
    Dylann Roof to Represent Himself in Charleston Church Shooting TrialHe could cross-examine survivors and the victims’ family members.
  11. the body politic
    What Mass Killers Really Have in CommonThe horrific connection between terrorism and domestic violence.
  12. crimes and misdemeanors
    Charleston Shooter Dylann Roof Seeks to Waive His Right to a Jury TrialFederal prosecutors are objecting to the request.
  13. awful things
    U.S. Seeks Death Penalty for Dylann Roof in Charleston Church ShootingsBased on “the nature of the alleged crime and the resulting harm.”
  14. Charleston Gunman Dylann Roof’s Friend Indicted He is accused of lying to the police when asked about Roof’s plan to carry out the attack that killed nine people. 
  15. charleston shooting
    FBI Says Background Check Mistake Allowed Dylann Roof to Buy His GunAnd what a mistake it was.
  16. charleston shooting
    Dylann Roof Indicted on New Attempted Murder Charges in Charleston ShootingIn addition to nine murder charges.
  17. political science
    Why the Confederate Flag Fell So SuddenlyAfter decades of stalled debate, the symbol swiftly lost support.
  18. crimes and misdemeanors
    Will Dylann Roof Face Terrorism or Hate-Crime Charges?South Carolina has already charged him with nine counts of murder, but he’s likely to face federal charges as well.
  19. shootings
    Arresting Officers Bought Dylann Roof Some Burger KingHe said he was hungry.
  20. Dylann Roof Made a Website to Explain His AttackBefore his assault on a Charleston church, the shooter published photos taken at slave plantations and Confederate landmarks, as well as a racist manifesto. 
  21. the national interest
    Why Can’t Republicans Admit Dylann Roof Was Racist?We can’t understand the motives behind their senseless behavior.