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Assault rifles to be banned, says New Zealand Prime Minister.
CNN ^ | 3/21/19 | Sandi Sidhu and Helen Regan

Posted on 03/21/2019 4:33:50 AM PDT by carriage_hill

All military-style semi-automatic weapons, assault rifles and high-capacity magazines will be banned in New Zealand following the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people, New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced on Thursday.

"On 15 March our history changed forever. Now our laws will too. We are announcing action today on behalf of all New Zealanders to strengthen our gun laws and make our country a safer place," Ardern said at a press conference in the capital Wellington.

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; Government
KEYWORDS: ar15; assault; banglist; newzealand; rifles
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1 posted on 03/21/2019 4:33:50 AM PDT by carriage_hill
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To: carriage_hill

Why is it that I now find this sort of stuff funny these days?


2 posted on 03/21/2019 4:35:11 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: cuban leaf

Their idiotic reaction is so predictable, isn’t it?


3 posted on 03/21/2019 4:36:04 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: carriage_hill

They are a sovereign nation and are free to do as they please. And I am free to call them all f—ing idiots.


4 posted on 03/21/2019 4:36:24 AM PDT by thefactor (yes, as a matter of fact, i DID only read the excerpt)
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To: carriage_hill

Indeed


5 posted on 03/21/2019 4:37:19 AM PDT by onona (It is often wise to allow a person a graceful path.)
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To: carriage_hill

New Zealand’s whore of a Prime Minister does not understand anything. It’d not the guns, it’s the mindset of the idiots who hang onto every syllable in the blogs and chat rooms.


6 posted on 03/21/2019 4:38:59 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Chivalry is not dead. It is a warriors code and only practiced by warriors.)
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To: carriage_hill

Yep. And at the end of the day it’s not the US. It’s just the usual liberal western civilization nuttery. It’s why I don’t live there. And having moved from Seattle to Kentucky 8 years ago. I extended the amount of time it will take for this sort of stuff to affect me personally.

And at age 65, I may have put any real impact off until after I die. :)


7 posted on 03/21/2019 4:39:05 AM PDT by cuban leaf
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To: carriage_hill

The main objective.

Three FACTS.
1) Only if there were guns in the mosque would this have been stopped ASSUMING IT REALLY HAPPENED.

2) 6000 Nigerian Christians were murdered by Islamic fanatics since January 1 and in January, over 20 Catholics were killed and many more injured in an attack on a Catholic Church in the Phillippines.

3) The “terrorist” won.

The total sum of Christians murdered by Muslims has far eclipsed the numbered of Muslims killed by Christian nuts. Terror tactics like that are SO with Islam. Yet hardly a whimper from the press on killings in Nigeria, the Sudan, and Phillipines by these people or attacks in Europe by Muslim immigrants.

Disgusting.


8 posted on 03/21/2019 4:41:42 AM PDT by ZULU (Impeach John Roberts for corruption. SOROS IS "SPARTACUS" BOOKER'S LANISTA.)
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To: carriage_hill
It's interesting that both Australia and New Zealand immediately banned semiautos without a whimper after each country suffered massacres by a pair of sickos. Different mentality, I guess: we have our Constitution and the resolve to believe in the majority of our citizens to responsibly and capably keep and bear arms.

Before anyone gets all wistful about New Zealand, remember that it was New Zealand that decide to stage a dockworker's strike for more money as the 1st Marine Division was combat loading their ships for the attack on Guadalcanal. The Marines had to load all their own attack transports and much of the food was destroyed as it sat on docks in the rain.

Here we were, risking our young men's lives to save NZ and Australia from the onrushing Japanese and those clowns risked all of it for more money.

Of course they gave up their guns!

9 posted on 03/21/2019 4:41:49 AM PDT by Chainmail (A simple rule of life: if you can be blamed, you're responsible.)
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To: carriage_hill
Sooo, if they're dangerous enough to ban, I assume they are too dangerous to allow people to have them in their homes.
So they go door-to-door? Lucky for them he Kiwis aren't Americans.
10 posted on 03/21/2019 4:42:17 AM PDT by Psalm 73 ("I will now proceed to entangle the entire area".)
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To: carriage_hill

And THIS is why we need a Second Amendment and conservative judges.


11 posted on 03/21/2019 4:42:33 AM PDT by Behind Liberal Lines (Their side circles the wagons. Our side revs up the bus.)
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To: carriage_hill

New Zealanders can breathe a huge sigh of relief now.....the REAL danger has been stopped:

https://www.thegatewaypundit.com/2019/03/shocking-new-zealand-bookstore-bans-jordan-petersons-self-help-book-12-rules-for-life-following-mosque-attack/


12 posted on 03/21/2019 4:43:11 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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The way I feel at 60, it’s just a race to die before the Venezuela style collapse of this country. How inspiring. What a waste of life


13 posted on 03/21/2019 4:45:24 AM PDT by atc23
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To: carriage_hill

Oh, they’re so ‘enlightened’...


14 posted on 03/21/2019 4:45:47 AM PDT by DJ Frisat ( (optional, printed after my name on post))
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To: carriage_hill

don’t tell me...let me guess...NZ’s PM is a woman, yes?

killer got his weapons via internet illegally. So it would be logical to pass laws making importation of weapons a crime on both ends of the transaction and sprucing up customs to find things like rifles and ammo being shipped to home addresses. Instead, every legal gun owner in the country get bonked.

I hate to ask in the middle of a tragedy, but how many guns were stashed in the mosque? anybody bother to check? or is everyone still singing ‘feelings, nothing more than feelings”


15 posted on 03/21/2019 4:45:52 AM PDT by blueplum ("...this moment is your moment: it belongs to you... " President Donald J. Trump, Jan 20, 2017)
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To: carriage_hill
“The actions announced today are the first step of the Government’s response. We will continue to develop stronger and more effective licensing rules, storage requirements and penalties for not complying with gun regulations. It is the Government’s intention that these amendments will go through the full legislative process.” “To owners who have legitimate uses for their guns, I want to reiterate that the actions being announced today are not because of you, and are not directed at you. Our actions, on behalf of all New Zealanders, are directed at making sure this never happens again.”

Small excerpt of Arden’s totalitarian declaration. It’s hilarious that she says to legitimate gun-owners, this isn’t directed at you. Gee, when you are ordered by the state to turn in your valuable, legally-purchased property and await further word on the pissing amount of compensation you might receive, it probably feels like it is directed at them.

She also said this is just the first step, more to come. Also, how can this be effective immediately without going through parliament? Is this NZ’s version of an executive order? American liberals are creaming their shorts over this.

16 posted on 03/21/2019 4:46:49 AM PDT by TheDandyMan
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To: carriage_hill

Achmed is most pleased with this change.


17 posted on 03/21/2019 4:47:08 AM PDT by polymuser (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterton)
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To: carriage_hill

Muslims 1, New Zealand 0. When your own government won’t protect you against the coming invasions, you will not be happy that it also took away your means of self defense.


18 posted on 03/21/2019 4:47:49 AM PDT by VietVet876
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To: JudyinCanada

Wow, has my opinion on NZ changed for the worse.


19 posted on 03/21/2019 4:47:54 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: VietVet876

Like the EU, they’ll be a muslim(SPIT!) state inside of 20yrs.


20 posted on 03/21/2019 4:48:51 AM PDT by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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