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'We just want the guns back': New Zealand announces immediate ban of assault rifles

'We just want the guns back': New Zealand announces immediate ban of assault riflesNew Zealand's Jacinda Ardern announces ban on assault rifles, high-capacity magazines and military-style semi-automatic rifles after mosque shootings.



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New Zealand Bans Assault Rifles in Wake of Deadly Attacks

New Zealand Bans Assault Rifles in Wake of Deadly AttacksThe ban takes immediate effect to prevent stockpiling of firearms while the legislation is being drafted, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern told reporters on Thursday. Further changes in gun laws to tighten licensing and increase controls over ammunition will be made in coming months. “I strongly believe that the vast majority of legitimate gun owners in New Zealand will understand that these moves are in the national interest, and will take these changes in their stride,” she said.



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Florida Shooting Survivor Suggests Calling AR-15 Rifles 'Marco Rubios'

Florida Shooting Survivor Suggests Calling AR-15 Rifles 'Marco Rubios'A survivor of the Feb. 14 school shooting in Parkland, Florida, just threw some brutal shade at Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.).



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California student arrested with two assault rifles and 90 magazines after security guard overhears shooting threat

California student arrested with two assault rifles and 90 magazines after security guard overhears shooting threatA pair of assault rifles, nearly 100-high-capacity magazines and two handguns were discovered in the home of a 17-year-old who was arrested for threatening to open fire at his school in California.



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California school shooting plot foiled, assault rifles found

California school shooting plot foiled, assault rifles foundLOS ANGELES (AP) — A security officer overheard a student threaten to open fire at his Southern California high school, allowing officials to thwart the plot just days after a deadly shooting in Florida, authorities said Wednesday.



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Florida School Shooting Suspect Obtained 10 Rifles In Roughly The Past Year

Florida School Shooting Suspect Obtained 10 Rifles In Roughly The Past YearThe suspect in last week’s mass shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida, obtained 10 rifles in the past year or so, an unnamed law enforcement source told CNN Monday.



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Florida shooting: Days after Parkland massacre, activists rally for gun control while a nearby show hawks assault rifles

Florida shooting: Days after Parkland massacre, activists rally for gun control while a nearby show hawks assault riflesThree days after the massacre that left 17 dead at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School, the rift between the pro and anti-gun camps in southern Florida may as well be a canyon. Cars packed into the fields on the Miami-Dade Fairgrounds on Saturday, where the Miami Gun Show was being held – an event that was held in spite of the shooting days earlier that has left the surrounding communities reeling with pain. Just an hours’ drive north, people packed into a courtyard outside the US District Court in Fort Lauderdale, and spilled over onto a terraced water fountain that had been dried up.



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Trump Nominee: It's 'Insane' Civilians Can Buy Assault Rifles

Trump Nominee: It's 'Insane' Civilians Can Buy Assault RiflesWhile President Donald Trump doesn’t think guns are to blame for the problem of recurrent mass shootings in the United States, his nominee for assistant secretary of defense for health affairs believes it is “insane” that civilians can purchase high-powered semi-automatic guns.



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Sheriff: Traffic stop turns up assault rifles, 900 rounds

Sheriff: Traffic stop turns up assault rifles, 900 roundsJOHNSON CITY, Tenn. (AP) — Federal agents are trying to determine why a man pulled over for speeding in Tennessee was carrying a cache of weapons including two submachine guns and 900 rounds of ammunition.



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Militia force armed with assault rifles marches through US town ahead of white nationalist rally

Militia force armed with assault rifles marches through US town ahead of white nationalist rallyHeavily-armed men in camouflage clothing and tactical gear have been filmed marching through the streets of Charlottesville, Virginia, ahead of a planned white nationalist rally. The militia group was seen carrying military-style assault rifles with telescope sights and spare magazines, protective helmets, radios and knives. Terry McAuliffe, Virginia’s Democratic governor, has placed the National Guard on standby for the “unite the right” rally on Saturday.



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