Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Act: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

New Zealand passes new gun law

The Parliament of New Zealand has passed the law for banning the semi-automatic and military-style weapons overwhelmingly especially after the country was rocked by attacks on two mosques in Christchurch. The legislation has been proposed by the Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern within days of the brutal shootout carried out by a gunman in two mosques, ..

New Zealand bans sales of semi-automatic and assault weapons

In a latest development, New Zealand has banned the sale of assault and semi-automatic weapons after the deadly attack on two mosques of Christchurch in which 50 people had been killed by an armed gunman. New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has said “be assured that this is just the beginning of the work we’ll ..