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Sometime after Roof killed nine Bible study worshipers at this city’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church, he wrote in a journal that he had “not shed a tear for the innocent people I killed.” On Wednesday morning, standing before the jurors who will decide if he should get the death penalty, Roof again offered no …

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Because he had previously admitted to drug possession, 21-year-old Dylann Storm Roof should not have been able to pass an FBI background check purchase and legally purchase a firearm. But he did, and then proceeded to shoot and kill nine people at the Emanuel A.M.E. Church in Charleston, South Carolina last month. Now, according to a …

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British journalist Piers Morgan lashed out on Twitter on Thursday, blaming the NRA and American gun culture for the Charleston massacre. Morgan labelled the fascination of guns as “disgusting” before writing a series of scathing remarks on the role guns have had in violent incidents in recent years. During his time with CNN, Morgan previously …

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Liberal filmmaker Michael Moore jumped on the anti-Confederate flag bandwagon Friday morning, tweeting that the “someone needs [to] tear down” the “terrorist Confederate flag” flying over the South Carolina State Capitol after the Charleston shooting. Moore also demanded the media call the shooting death of nine African-American parishioners at the hands of a racist white …

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President Obama reacted to Charleston yesterday with a heavy heart, lamenting how more hasn’t been doing to reform gun laws and protect more Americans. Obama was immediately hammered by conservatives for politicizing a tragedy, but today Obama spoke again at the U.S. Conference of Mayors and strongly rejected that argument. He said that if Congress had …

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Ever since Dylann Roof became the suspect of the nine murders in Charleston, the media has been looking into his past in order to shed light on his motivates. Roof’s uncle, Carson Cowles, received attention when he told the media about how Roof was given a gun by his parents as a birthday present. Up …

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Before Dylann Roof‘s family expressed their regret on Friday for the Charleston shooting, Roof’s uncle was the only one of Roof’s relatives who had anything to say to the media. Cowles had more to say today as well, not only agreeing with the state’s interest in pursuing the death penalty, but saying “I’d pull the switch myself, …

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Republican strategist Karl Rove appeared on “Fox News Sunday” and offered his point of view on the only way to stop gun-related violence such as the senseless massacre that took 9 lives on Wednesday at Emmanuel African Methodist Church in Charleston S.C. His  was to repeal American citizens’ Second Amendment rights. When Fox News’ Chris …

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President Barack Obama spoke for several minutes from the White House early Thursday afternoon following the mass shooting at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina that left the pastor and eight others dead. Obama once again demanded renewed action on gun control and acknowledged the role that race played in the shooting. “Until the investigation …

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Dylann Roof, the shooter who killed 9 people in a traditionally African-American Charleston church on Wednesday night, reportedly told the victims they were “raping our women” and “taking over our country.” The quote was tweeted out by a Emmy-winning reporter for the Dallas-Fort Worth local NBC affiliate, who claims to have interviewed a family member …

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