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New Zealand Passes Law Banning Most Semi-Automatic Weapons

NPR Wednesday, 10 April 2019
Lawmakers across party lines voted overwhelmingly to ban the weapons after a massacre in Christchurch killed 50 worshipers. Owners have until the end of September to hand the weapons over to police.
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Business Insider reports New Zealand's new ban on many types of firearms went into effect on Friday after the government overwhelmingly passed legislation earlier this week to prohibit certain types of guns. The new legislation comes just 4 weeks after a gunman killed 50 people at two mosques in...

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