- Jill Filipovic: Dylann Roof, sentenced to death, neither wants nor deserves mercy. But he should not be put to death
- She says: State-sanctioned killing is the province of authoritarian states. The US must not be in business of killing for revenge
Jill Filipovic is a journalist based in New York and Nairobi and the author of the forthcoming book, "The H-Spot: The Feminist Pursuit of Happiness." Follow her on Twitter. The opinions expressed in this commentary are solely those of the author.
(CNN)"How do you justify saving one life when you took nine, and in such a brutal fashion?"