Tag: Philando Castile

Philando Castile's Mom Goes Off On NRA's Dana Loesch

NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch suggested Botham Jean might still be alive today if only he was “a law-abiding gun owner” and Philando Castile’s still-grieving mother, Valerie Castile, rightfully, went off. “You know, this could have been very different if Botham Jean had been, say, he was a law-abiding gun owner…

Philando Settlement Marred by More Law Enforcement Racism

The St. Anthony City Council in Minnesota voted to give Diamond Reynolds $675,000 as part of a total $800,000 settlement for her emotional distress and wrongful arrest following the fatal officer-involved shooting of her boyfriend, Philando Castile. In response, aRice County sheriff’s deputy, who is also a city council member,…