New island Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern proclaimed weekday an instantaneous ban on the sale of assault rifles and semi-automatics in response to the metropolis terror attack that killed fifty individuals.
“I am asserting that New island can ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. we’ll additionally ban all assault rifles,” Ardern aforesaid, whereas asserting interim measures that may stop a rush of purchases before legislation on the measures takes the result.
She supplemental that prime capability magazines and devices just like bump stocks — that create rifles fire faster — will be prohibited. “In short, each semi-automatic weapon utilized in the terrorist act on Friday are going to be prohibited during this country,” she said.