Gun politics in the United States Current Affairs, GK & News

US Withdraws From UN Arms Trade Treaty

US President Donald Trump stated that his administration is withdrawing the U.S. signature from the U.N. Arms Trade Treaty, in response to concerns from gun rights activists that it could impinge on Americans’ right to bear arms. Former US President Barack Obama signed the treaty in 2013 and sent the treaty to the Senate for ..

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Judge blocks California’s ammunition ban

It is illegal to hold a magazine that possess amunition holding more than 10 bullets. The law prohibited the buying and selling of such ammunitions from 2000. However, people who bought the magazines before that can hold them. The law has been temporarily banned by the District judge Roger Benitez. Along with the magazine restriction, ..

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New Zealand bans Assault Weapons

New Zealand has imposed an immediate ban on assault weapons following the Christchurch massacre that claimed the lives of 50 mosque-goers. Jacinda Ardern, Prime Minister of New Zealand has announced that assault rifles and military-style semi-automatic weapons would be banned with immediate effect, making a pledge to ensure that nothing like Christchurch massacre ever occurs ..

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