Tag: Jacinda Ardern

Bernie Sanders Visits Mosque in Wake of New Zealand Shooting

2020 presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) appeared alongside local religious leaders at a Los Angeles-area Islamic center on Saturday and said in his remarks that the United States is going through a “difficult moment” in its history due to the rise in hate crimes. “In this difficult moment, not only in American history where […]

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New Zealand Bans ‘Military-Style’ Semiautomatics, ‘High-Capacity’ Mags

Prime Minster Jacinda Ardern announced Thursday that New Zealand has officially banned “military-style” semiautomatic rifles and “high-capacity” magazines. The Daily Mail quoted Ardern saying, “On March 15 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 […]

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New Zealand Government Pledges Semiautomatic Rifle Ban

New Zealand’s government is responding to the Christchurch attacks by pledging to ban all semiautomatic rifles. Newstalk ZB reports that Attorney General David Parker announced the pending ban on semiautomatic rifles during a vigil in Auckland. He couched the announcement in comments about “a dimming of enlightenment” in various places around the world. The Guardian reports […]

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Donald Trump: White Nationalists a ‘Small Group of People’ that Have ‘Serious Problems’

President Donald Trump disputed the idea that white nationalism was a growing threat around the world at the White House on Friday. Trump was asked by reporters if he believed that white nationalism was a “rising threat around the world.” Trump replied: I don’t really. I think its a small group of people that have very, […]

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Brexit Boost: New Zealand PM Vows to Stand by Britain ‘Whatever You Decide’

The Prime Minister of New Zealand has vowed her country will stand by Britain after Brexit, encouraging it to leave the EU on terms which will allow the Kiwis to deepen their commercial ties to the mother country. Jacinda Ardern highlighted the fact that “four in every five New Zealanders still claims British heritage; our […]

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