New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

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New Zealand bans semi-automatic and assault rifles after mass shooting

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday that military style quick firing rifles and strike rifles will be prohibited under more grounded new firearm laws following the killing of 50 individuals in the nation's most exceedingly awful mass shooting. 

Ardern said she anticipates that the new law should be set up by April 11 and repurchase plan will be built up for prohibited weapons. 

 

"Presently, six days after this assault, we are declaring a prohibition on all military style quick firing rifles (MSSA) and attack rifles in New Zealand," Ardern said. 

"Related parts used to change over these weapons into MSSAs are likewise being restricted, alongside all high-limit magazines."

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