The following excerpt is from an article that originally appeared on The Horn News
Dylann Roof, a white supremacist that turned his gun on innocent African-American Christians that had invited him into a Bible study session, was unrepentant of his racist crimes during his trial.
In the end, however, he asked the jury to consider sparing his life.
Their answer was no. Tuesday, Roof was sentenced to death — a punishment that will ultimately send him to face trial before the Almighty God.
A jury deliberated for about three hours before returning with the decision, capping a trial in which the 22-year-old avowed white supremacist did not show any remorse. He served as his own attorney during sentencing and never asked for forgiveness or mercy or explained the massacre.
The slain included the Rev. Clementa Pinckney, the church pastor and a state senator, as well as other pillars of the community: a high school track coach, the church sexton, a librarian and an aspiring…post was originally published on this site