• Jennifer Pinckney greets family members after the unveiling of the portrait of slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney at the state Capitol, Wednesday, May 25, 2016, in Columbia, S.C. Clementa Pinckney died in that church along with eight others on June 17, leading a nighttime Bible study. Police said they were gunned down by a man motivated by racial hatred. (Paul Zoeller/The Post And Courier via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Church slaying families accept pursuit of death penalty

    COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The husband of a woman gunned down at a historic black church in Charleston with eight other people said Wednesday he won’t be at peace until the man charged in the slayings is put to death.

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