Tag: New Zealand shooting

NPR Allows Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd to Blame Breitbart, Falsely, for New Zealand Terror

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd told National Public Radio (NPR) on Thursday morning that Breitbart was to blame for inciting last week’s terror attacks at two mosques in New Zealand, in which 50 people were murdered. Rudd was interviewed by Rachel Martin and Steve Inskeep on NPR’s Morning Edition, who said that the massacre “throws a […]

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Facebook: No one reported NZ shooting video during 17-minute livestream

Enlarge / CHRISTCHURCH, NEW ZEALAND—MARCH 19: People look on as men pray in a park near Al Noor mosque after a terrorist attack that killed 50 people. Getty Images | Carl Court reader comments 4 with 4 posters participating Share this story Facebook says a livestream of last week’s New Zealand mass shooting was viewed […]

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In the Aftermath of New Zealand Shooting, Trump Believes White Nationalism Doesn’t Pose an Imminent Threat

President Donald Trump talks to the Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babi during an Oval Office meeting with their wives’ Monika Babiová and First Lady Melania Trump at the White House in Washington, D.C. on March 7, 2019.Photo: Alex Edelman (Pool/Getty Images) While Democratic presidential candidate Beto O’Rourke spent his weekend acknowledging the […]

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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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NYU Students Blame Chelsea Clinton for New Zealand Attack over Condemnation of Rep. Ilhan Omar’s Antisemitic Comments

Students at New York University (NYU) berated former first daughter Chelsea Clinton on Friday night for putting “words out into the world” that “stoked Islamophobia,” which, in the students’ opinion, caused a terror attack in New Zealand that left 49 people dead. The students had reportedly scrutinized Clinton for condemning antisemitism perpetuated by Rep. Ilhan […]

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Christchurch Killer: Nation with Closest ‘Values to My Own Is the People’s Republic of China’

The man allegedly responsible for the mass shooting at mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, wrote in his manifesto that the modern political system he most admired was that of communist China. In a detailed question and answer style manifesto written before the attack that killed 49 people and left dozens of others injured, alleged perpetrator […]

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Nolte: CNN’s Dana Bash Blames Trump and Breitbart News for New Zealand Massacres

CNN’s Dana Bash falsely claimed President Trump and Breitbart News are to blame for the New Zealand mosque massacre. This is not the first time the far-left Bash has, without evidence, spread conspiracy theories linking Trump to violence. What’s more, there is no record of the left-wing Bash ever pushing back against her own employers’ […]

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Blumenthal: Trump Rhetoric ‘a Factor’ in New Zealand Massacre

Friday on CNN’s “New Day,” Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said President Donald Trump’s rhetoric was “a factor” in the mass shooting at two New Zealand mosques that left 49 dead. Partial transcript as follows: BLUMENTHAL: A heartbreaking day, and of course our prayers go out to the people of New Zealand, particularly the loved ones and survivors […]

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New Zealand Shooter Hopes for U.S. Civil War: ‘Conservatism Is Dead, Thank God’

The New Zealand shooter’s manifesto, which will not be linked to here, is a mix of avowed white supremacist sentiment and suggested tactics to fellow extremists — including his declared intention to exploit racial, cultural, and political divisions in the U.S. According to his manifesto, the shooter — who massacred civilians at two mosques in […]

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Responds to Mosque Shootings: ‘What Good Are Your Thoughts and Prayers’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) responded to the mass shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand on Friday by questioning the “thoughts and prayers” often expressed in sympathy with victims. “At 1st I thought of saying, ‘Imagine being told your house of faith isn’t safe anymore.’,” she tweeted. “But I couldn’t say ‘imagine.’ Because of […]

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