New Zealand’s weapon ban

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday a national ban on all military-style semiautomatic weapons, just 6 days after attacks on 2 mosques in Christchurch killed 50 worshippers. The big picture: Ardern’s swift action to ban weapons that the killer used, stands in sharp contrast to the political stalemate and unwillingness to pass…

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Police: Multiple deaths in shootings at two mosques in New Zealand

New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Adern said 40 people had died in shootings at 2 mosques in the city of Christchurch. Details: New Zealand police said Friday local time they had taken three men and one woman into custody evening local time in a day Ardern said would be remembered as “one of New Zealand’s…

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