New Zealand Parliament votes to ban semi-automatic weapons

New Zealand's Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern meets with a victim's relative during the national remembrance service for victims of the mosque attacks, at Hagley Park in Christchurch, New Zealand March 29, 2019. REUTERS/Jorge Silva

WELLINGTON, 11 APRIL 2019 (AP)—New Zealand’s Parliament on Wednesday passed sweeping gun laws that outlaw military style weapons, less than a month after mass shootings at two mosques in the city of Christchurch left 50 people dead and dozens wounded. A bill outlawing most automatic and semi-automatic weapons and banning components that modify existing weapons […]

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