“Land Of The Free And Home Of The Brave.”

New Zealand prime minister Jacinda Ardern has expressed her bafflement at the United State’s inability to change their gun laws after so many mass shootings. While speaking with CNN, Christiane Amanpour asked whether other countries might learn from New Zealand’s swift overhaul of their gun laws after a lone gunman killed 51 people at two mosques in Christchurch. ‘Australia experienced a massacre and changed their laws’, Ardern replied. ‘New Zealand had its experience and changed its laws. To be honest with you, I do not understand the United States’. Ardern maintained New Zealand has a practical need for guns in certain circumstance but New Zealanders were in complete agreement with the changes her government made. ‘You can draw a line and say that that does not mean that you need access to military style semi-automatic weapons and assault rifles. You do not’”<1>

“Land Of The Hypocrites And Home Of The AR-15 Assault Rifle.”

<1> “‘I do not understand the United States’: NZ PM Jacinda Ardern on US gun laws” The Guardian, May 15th 2019

2 Replies to ““Land Of The Free And Home Of The Brave.””

  1. “To be honest with you, I do not understand the United States’.”

    On this issue, and on many others….’And so say all of us!’

  2. Twilight ~ Sadly, not all of “us”. “Us” minus the NRA, probably most of the US Congress, and the vast numbers of gun nuts who keep these people in power.

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