Bernie Sanders wants to follow lead of New Zealand PM, strip Americans of 2A rights

Bernie Sanders wants to follow lead of New Zealand PM, strip Americans of 2A rights
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Late last night New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern announced a ban on “military-style” semi-automatic rifles in the country.

“Today I am announcing that New Zealand will ban all military-style semi-automatic weapons. We will also ban all assault rifles. We will also ban all high capacity magazines,” she said. “We will ban all parts with the ability to convert semi-automatic or any other type of firearm into a military-style semi-automatic weapon.”

Semi-automatic firearms and “military style” semi-automatic firearms function the same. The only difference between them is purely aesthetic.

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According to Ardern, “military style” is defined by the following:

Two types of firearms are now defined as Military Style Semi-Automatics (MSSAs):

  • A semi-automatic firearm capable of being used with a detachable magazine which holds more than five cartridges
  • A semi-automatic shotgun capable of being used with a detachable magazine which holds more than five cartridges

The new bans are effective immediately, although they will go through parliament for a vote.

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