Families: Forgiving Church Shooter Doesn’t Mean Sparing Life

In this Friday, June 19, 2015 file photo, Annie Simmons, wife of 24 years of Daniel Simmons Sr., one of the nine people killed in the shooting at Emanuel AME Church, holds a photo of her husband at her home, in North Charleston, S.C. During Dylan Roof's sentencing, friends and family members walked up to the witness stand and testified about the nine black church members gunned down during a Bible study. The jury recommended the death sentence for Roof Tuesday and U.S. District Judge Richard M. Gergel will formally sentence Roof Wednesday.

By Published on January 11, 2017

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