Tag Archives: Dylann Roof

BREAKING: Dylann Roof Sentenced To Death

The New York Times reports: Dylann S. Roof, the impenitent and inscrutable white supremacist who killed nine African-American churchgoers in a brazenly racial assault almost 19 months ago, shocking the world over the persistence of extremist hatred in dark corners of the American South, was condemned to death by a federal jury on Tuesday. The jury of nine whites and ...

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Avowed White Supremacist Dylann Roof Found Guilty Of Multiple Federal Murder Counts

CNN reports: Dylann Roof, was found guilty on Thursday on multiple federal charges after taking the lives of nine parishioners at a black church in Charleston, SC in 2015. Roof will find out his sentence for the crimes early in 2017. Deliberations began Thursday afternoon in the Roof murder trial after attorneys made closing arguments. Shortly after deliberations began, the ...

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Accused Mass Murderer Dylann Roof To Question Jurors After Judge Grants Request To Represent Himself

Via Columbia, South Carolina’s NBC affiliate: Accused Mother Emanuel AME shooter Dylann Roof will represent himself in the trial of nine slain African-American parishioners last June. Roof, who was declared mentally competent to stand trial last week, said he had the capacity represent himself in the federal trial, just as jury selection was about to resume after a delay for ...

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Dylann Roof Found Competent To Stand Trial

The Associated Press reports: A judge has ruled that Dylann Roof is competent to stand trial for the killing of nine black worshipers at a South Carolina church. Judge Richard Gergel made the ruling Friday after a two-day hearing behind closed doors earlier this week. The hearing was needed after Roof’s attorneys questioned earlier this month whether he could help ...

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League Of The South Defends Man Who Inspired Charleston Killer Dylann Roof

Back in February supporters of the League Of The South demonstrated at an anti-gay marriage rally on the steps of the Alabama capitol. Yesterday Michael Hill, president of the League, defended the author of the website for the Council Of Conservative Citizens.  Warren Throckmorton has the statement: The League of the South supports our friend and compatriot, Kyle Rogers, of ...

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Ted Cruz To Return Donations From Leader Of Council Of Conservative Citizens

Via the Guardian: The leader of a rightwing group that Dylann Roof allegedly credits with helping to radicalise him against black people before the Charleston church massacre has donated tens of thousands of dollars to Republicans such as presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Rick Santorum. Earl Holt has given $65,000 to Republican campaign funds in recent years while ...

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Charleston Mass Murderer Researched The Same White Supremacists Group Once Addressed By FRC President Tony Perkins

As I have mentioned here many times over the years, in 2001 then Louisiana state Rep. Tony Perkins addressed (photo above) the Council Of Conservative Citizens, an SPLC certified racist hate group with active chapters in more than a dozen states including South Carolina. Perkins’ speech to the CCC (formerly the White Citizens Council) came only five years after he ...

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