This is the hate that hate made. This is beyond just a murder…this is hate crime. Dylann Roof kills 9 in South Carolina church and the families and friends forgive him of his actions. One of the family members pleaded for him to repent. Another said, “you killed the most beautiful person in my life.” Others continued to say, “may God have mercy upon you.”
Dylann Roof gets a $1 million bond for the firing of illegal weapons and possession, but he hasn’t received bond hearing for federal charges and the charges for the 9 murders. It is clear that this is a hate crime. Although the families forgive the shooter’s actions, he cleared delineated that he was out to kill Blacks. He mentioned starting a race war and said that blacks were raping white women and taking over the country. This is a sad state of affairs.
The spirit of love must prevail in this situation, and we must take a more serious stand in eradicating hate groups. Domestic terrorism must be put at the forefront of our politics. Worrying about foreign affairs will not keep us safe. Worrying about world trade will not keep us safe. When we have legislators who don’t take race relations and gun laws seriously, we fall into a serious state of degradation.
These deaths and the blood that was shed are on the moral fabric of America. We must push our legislators to do more, act more, be more. When an unemployed 21 year old can sit in a Black church and patiently wait to kill everyone after recently purchasing a 45 caliber hand gun, we sink deeper into the pits of hell. Hate groups and individuals must realize that their hate benefits no one.