New Zealand bans assault rifles, semi-automatic guns in wake of mosque shootings
Thursday, 21 March 2019 New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced an immediate ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics Thursday in a muscular response to the Christchurch terror attack that killed 50 people.
On a two day trip to New Zealand, Prince William visited the two mosques where a gunman killed 50 people in March. The Duke of Cambridge spoke to about 100 people, including survivors of the shootings.
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