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New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern speaks during a press conference with Police Minister Stuart Nash at the Parliament House in Wellington on March 21, 2019.

What’s really keeping the US from adopting new gun laws like New Zealand’s

Shortly after Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced the ban, gun-control advocates bemoaned America's lack of action in comparison to New Zealand.

Bernie Sanders starts a fight with the NRA, says US should ‘follow New Zealand’s lead’ and ban assault weapons

"We must follow New Zealand's lead, take on the NRA and ban the sale and distribution of assault weapons in the United States," Sanders said.
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern attends a news conference after meeting with first responders who were at the scene of the Christchurch mosque shooting, March 20, 2019

People are mocking ‘thoughts and prayers’ messages after New Zealand announced new gun laws within 6 days of a mass shooting

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Thursday: "All semi-automatic weapons used during the terrorist attack on Friday 15 March will be banned."
Police officers carrying automatic rifles guard the area near Al Noor mosque during a visit by Turkey's Vice-President Fuat Oktay and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu on March 18, 2019 in Christchurch, New Zealand.

New Zealand just announced sweeping new gun laws that may cost the country up to $138 million. Here’s how they will work.

Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on all "military-style semi-automatic weapons" and assault rifles 6 days after a mass shooting kills 50.
Students take part in a procession in silence following a mass shooting in Santa Barbara, California on May 24, 2014.

10 strategies proposed to stop shootings in America, and how likely they are to work

Shootings in the US have become a daily occurrence, and politicians and researchers all seem to have different solutions to stop them. Which can work?
A police officer stands guard during Friday prayers at the Baitul Mukarram National Mosque, providing extra security after the Christchurch mosque attacks in New Zealand, in Dhaka, Bangladesh on March 15, 2019.

What we know about the guns used in the Christchurch mosque attacks, and how New Zealand’s gun laws could change after the massacre

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said her government will announce gun reforms within 10 days of the March 15 massacre.
This photo of Ardern meeting with members of the Christchurch Muslim community on Saturday has since gone viral.

People around the world are praising New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern for her compassionate response to the Christchurch mosque shootings

In the three days since the attacks, Jacinda Ardern has met with survivors, pledged to pay for the victims' funerals, and vowed gun control reform.

New Zealand quickly moves to reform gun laws after mosque massacre that killed 50, and promises detailed proposals within 10 days

The 28-year-old man charged with murder is said to have used a semi-automatic AR-15 rifle to kill 50 worshippers at two mosques in Christchurch.
Male lawmakers in New Hampshire wore pearl hearings to a hearing on Tuesday attended by many members of the Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America group.

A mothers’ gun-control group says they were ‘mocked’ by male Republican lawmakers in New Hampshire, who wore pearl necklaces to a he...

But a pro-gun women's group in New Hampshire told INSIDER they've been wearing and handing out pearl necklaces at similar hearings for years.
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi

Nancy Pelosi slams Trump’s plan to declare a national emergency to fund the border wall, argues that he should declare one on gun violence inste...

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi slammed President Donald Trump's plan to declare a national emergency to fund a border wall without congressional approval.