Roof had challenged his death sentence and conviction in the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black congregation in Charleston, South Carolina.
South Carolina is one of two U.S. states without a hate crimes law.
Family members and survivors of the 2015 massacre by white supremacist Dylann Roof sued the FBI after its background check failed to stop Roof from buying the gun he used.
Prosecutors say Roof was properly convicted and sentenced for the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black congregation.
Attorneys for Roof argued that the court’s decision to uphold his federal conviction and sentence interpreted too broadly the Commerce Clause of the U.S. Constitution.
A federal appeals court upheld his conviction and death sentence for the racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation.
Roof, who shot nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation, believed he'd be saved by white nationalists if he kept mental health evidence out of his defense.
Andrew Richard Casarez is a 27-year-old pizza delivery driver and the leading voice in a confederation of neo-Nazis, HuffPost has confirmed.
Some Black lawmakers are urging colleges and local governments to defy state law and act on their own.
The Charleston church shooting resulted in the first-ever death sentence for a federal hate crime.