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New Zealand Prime Minister Promises Tighter Gun Laws

The country's cabinet has agreed "in principle" to tighten laws in the aftermath of the most deadly shooting in the country's history.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern and Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters speak to media during a press conference at Parliament on Monday. Source: Hagen Hopkins

New Zealand's cabinet has agreed "in principle" to tighten gun control laws, Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Monday, promising the changes will make the country safer. "We've unified, there are simply details to work through," she said.

The attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, which left 50 people dead, "has exposed a range of weaknesses in New Zealand's gun laws," Ardern . "The clear lesson from history

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