BELLEVUE, WA – The Citizens Committee for the Right to Keep and Bear Arms and Second Amendment Foundation today condemned today’s attack on a New Zealand mosque by a killer who reportedly declared in a manifesto that he wanted to “deepen strife in the United States over gun ownership and the Second Amendment.”
“Friday’s attack is an outrage against peaceful people everywhere,” declared CCRKBA Chairman Alan Gottlieb, who also founded SAF and serves as its executive vice president. “But rest assured, the acts of a madman halfway across the world and in a different hemisphere will not be allowed to provide this country’s gun prohibition lobby with yet another excuse to erode the cornerstone of our Bill of Rights.”
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New Zealand has stricter firearms laws than the United States. There is no constitutional right to keep and bear arms. But there is strong firearms ownership. A report from the University of Sydney School of Public Health estimated that there were 1.5 million firearms in civilian hands in 2017.
“What happened Friday in Christchurch should remind us all that no nation, no community is immune from violent terrorism,” Gottlieb observed. “If anything, this despicable act underscores the importance of our right to keep and bear arms, and provides ample...
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