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David Horsey

Charleston church killer was spawned in a racist swamp

Charleston church killer was spawned in a racist swamp

Having recently spent several inspiring hours singing, praying and sharing meals with members of a historic black church in Montgomery, Ala., I am especially troubled by the murder of nine African-American men and women during a Bible study at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C. The folks I met in Alabama were among the most genuine Christians and solid Americans I have ever encountered and, from everything I have heard about them, the victims in Charleston were the same type of outstanding citizens. They were among the best of us, and their alleged killer, Dylann Roof, one of the worst. He sat beside them throughout the session of religious study before...

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