New Zealanders turning over firearms after mass shooting
Authorities in New Zealand said citizens have been turning their firearms over to police in the days after a terror attack that targeted two mosques in Christchurch left at least 50 people dead, The Guardian reports.
New Zealand police confirmed to the international news agency that at least 37 firearms had been handed over across the country as of Tuesday evening.
The report comes after New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern vowed her country would have new gun control proposals “within 10 days” following last week’s shooting.
Australia’s far-right moves to shadowy messaging service amid crackdown on digital giants
Two Australian far-right ringleaders banned by Twitter have urged supporters to follow them to shadowy messaging service Gab, a “free speech” alternative notorious for its use by extremists.
Blair Cottrell and Neil Erikson, two men with criminal convictions who have preached neo-Nazi values on social media over recent years, have become markers in the debate over whether Facebook, Twitter and Google should do more to deal with extremist accounts on their platforms.
VIDEO: Candice Bergen Absolutely DESTROYS Justin Trudeau’s “Fake Feminism” In Question Period
During Question Period, Conservative House Leader Candice Bergen absolutely shredded Justin Trudeau’s fake feminist image.
She slammed the dishonest PM for his corrupt cover-up, and for doing the bidding of SNC-Lavalin, a company accused of hiring prostitutes for the son of former Libyan dictator Muammar Gadaffi.
Owner of Nazi-themed business charged with sharing video of mosque massacre
A man who owns a Nazi-themed insulation company has been charged with sharing the horrific livestream video of the mass shooting at a New Zealand mosque.
Philip Arps, 44, appeared Wednesday in Christchurch District Court on two counts of distributing objectionable material under the Films Act.
Caylan Ford says Alberta political debate ‘headed in dangerous direction’ following resignation
A former United Conservative Party candidate in the Alberta election who resigned over online comments she reportedly made about white nationalists is begging people to lower the temperature of political debate.
“I think we’re headed in a really dangerous direction when we heap scorn on each other,” said Caylan Ford, adding the remarks published by the left-leaning PressProgress website were out of context and don’t represent her views.
Leader of Farage-backed Brexit Party resigns after anti-Muslim tweets are revealed where she says Islam is ‘incompatible with democracy’
Catherine Blaiklock resigned from the Nigel Farage-backed party today, just two months after she founded the party with the former Ukip leader and represented the group at the European Parliament.
She claimed in Twitter posts that Islam was a threat to most of society, was ‘incompatible with liberal democracy’ and a submission ‘mostly to raping men’.