Tag Archive: Ban on Semiautomatic Rifles


on December 21, 2019 in Gun Page World News

Ban on Semiautomatic Rifles, Pump Shotguns Takes Effect in New Zealand

by AWR Hawkins New Zealand’s ban on the vast majority of semiautomatic rifles and numerous pump shotguns takes effect on December 21, 2019. The ban takes effect after an amnesty period in which owners of rifles and shotguns were allowed to sell them to the government without criminal penalty. The New York Times reported, “A sweeping nationwide ban on most semiautomatic weapons took effect in New Zealand on Saturday, as a months-long gun buyback and amnesty program ended amid debate over its success.” On March 20, 2019, Breitbart News reported Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s announcement that the New Zealand government was...

by AWR Hawkins New Zealand’s ban on the vast majority of semiautomatic rifles and numerous pump shotguns takes effect on December 21, 2019. The ban takes effect after an amnesty period in which owners of rifles and shotguns were...

click here for more