Why the NRA didn’t defend Philando Castile

legal news for consumersWhy didn’t the National Rifle Association step up and defend Philando Castile, who was shot and killed by a Minnesota police officer last summer? NRA spokeswoman Dana Loesch says it’s because Castile was in possession of a controlled substance. Castile was licensed to carry a gun, and told the officer he had a firearm in the vehicle. Salon has more on the NRA’s response to questions why the organization didn’t do anything in defense of Castile.