Posts tagged "mosque"

California Mosque Set On Fire Following Christchurch Massacre

Early Sunday morning, a Mosque in Escondido, California was set on fire and covered with graffiti with references to the Christchurch shooting. Seven people were inside, but fortunately, no one was injured and the congregants were able to extinguish the fire before officials made it on the scene. The vandals left behind graffiti which directly...

New Zealand Bans Assault Weapons

Prime Minister Ardern announced Thursday a series of new regulations that will go into effect in response to the Christchurch shooting, including a ban on military-style semi-automatic and assault rifles. This plan comes just six days after the shooting and will go into effect within the month. The Prime Minister also detailed that parts used...

New Zealand Terrorist Attack Leads to Calls for Stricter Gun Regulation

Last Friday 50 people were killed and dozens injured at two mosques in a New Zealand terrorist attack. The shooting, which targetted Christchurch’s small Muslim community, was the deadliest shooting in New Zealand’s history and has led to increased calls for stricter gun laws in New Zealand. In response to this, multiple online and storefront...