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New Zealand Introduces Gun Control Bill Expected To Become Law Within Weeks

The bill would ban most types of semi-automatic guns, including those used in massacres at two mosques in March. Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the proposed changes shortly after the attacks

New Zealand's government has introduced legislation that would ban most semi-automatic firearms, including the types of weapons used in shootings last month at two Christchurch mosques that killed 50 people.

The bill's introduction on Monday marks the next step in passing gun control reform announced by Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

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