New Zealand’s prime minister announced that assault rifles, like the ones used in the mosque shootings, will be banned from the country once approved by the parliament.
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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announces ban of all assault rifles after mosque shooting massacre
New Zealand’s prime minister announced that assault rifles, such as the ones used last Friday in the massacre at two mosques in Christchurch, will be banned from the country once approved by the parliament.
“Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles. We will also ban all high capacity magazines,” Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Thursday local time. “We will ban all parts with the ability to convert semi-automatic or any other type of firearm into a military style semi-automatic weapon.”
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