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NZ Introduces bill for Mandatory Gun Registry, Claims No Right to Arms
Ammoland ^ | 24 September, 2019 | Dean Weingarten

Posted on 09/26/2019 6:55:47 AM PDT by marktwain

In New Zealand, the far-left government has decided a national gun registry is necessary. They have been unsuccessful in confiscating (with payment) most of the previously legally owned semi-automatic rifles in the country.  There has been massive civil disobedience among New Zealand gun owners.

The party line of the leftist government is there is no right to own guns in New Zealand. They cannot be entirely sure of that, because part of the new gun control scheme is to place into law the premise that there is no legal right to arms for New Zealanders. From npr.org:

New Zealand's government is planning to create a registry of all guns in the country and stiffen penalties on illegal gun sales and modifications. The move comes six months after a gunman killed 51 people at mosques in Christchurch.

“Owning a firearm is a privilege not a right,” New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said Friday. “That means we need to do all we can to ensure that only honest, law-abiding citizens are able to obtain firearms licenses and use firearms.”

The majority of crimes that involve guns, she added, were committed by people who didn't have a license and who used guns that were either sold illegally or stolen

A New Zealand Academic, Alexander Gillespie, made the claim there is no right to gun ownership in New Zealand  From pri.org:

Are there any privacy concerns about this gun registry?


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TOPICS: Australia/New Zealand; Foreign Affairs; Government; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: banglist; gunconfiscation; gunregistration; newzealand
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New Zealand had a right to arms from the British Empire.

Now, the PM says they do not.

1 posted on 09/26/2019 6:55:47 AM PDT by marktwain
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Marxists got to marxs...


2 posted on 09/26/2019 6:57:03 AM PDT by 2banana (My common ground with islamic terrorists - they want to die for allah and we want to kill them.)
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Hoards of gun owners lining up around the block to register their guns. I can see it now.


3 posted on 09/26/2019 6:57:09 AM PDT by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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"Claims No Right to Arms"

Does New Zealand have a constitution, or just a series of administrative and legislative precedents (aka a total kludge) like the British?
4 posted on 09/26/2019 7:02:29 AM PDT by indthkr
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With the world’s “movers and shakers” setting up bolt holes in New Zealand to duck the wrath of the people they’ve screwed with, they probably want to make sure the locals aren’t armed.


5 posted on 09/26/2019 7:05:22 AM PDT by Tench_Coxe
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How big’s your prison mama?


6 posted on 09/26/2019 7:06:40 AM PDT by rktman ( #My2ndAmend! ----- Enlisted in the Navy in '67 to protect folks rights to strip my rights. WTH?)
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> The majority of crimes that involve guns, she added, were committed by people who didn't have a license and who used guns that were either sold illegally or stolen <

The PM just made a great argument for why gun licensing won’t work! It’s a real shame she can’t see that.

7 posted on 09/26/2019 7:07:06 AM PDT by Leaning Right (I have already previewed or do not wish to preview this composition.)
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His Idiot is an Idiot


8 posted on 09/26/2019 7:07:33 AM PDT by butlerweave
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“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face."
- Mike Tyson
9 posted on 09/26/2019 7:08:27 AM PDT by akalinin
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They sure felt different when the Japanese Navy was cruising the areas back in 1940-1945.

Wonder how they will feel when they see the Chinese Navy offshore.


10 posted on 09/26/2019 7:09:26 AM PDT by Ruy Dias de Bivar
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Seems like New Zealanders are nothing more than a bunch of prisoners on an island.


11 posted on 09/26/2019 7:11:33 AM PDT by chris37 (Monday, March 25 2019 is Maga Day!)
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And the Citizens rightfully said to the government: Molon Labe:-)


12 posted on 09/26/2019 7:12:58 AM PDT by Harpotoo (Being a socialist is a lot easier than having to WORK like the rest of US:-))
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Guess NZ is only populated with sheep these days.


13 posted on 09/26/2019 7:18:05 AM PDT by rigelkentaurus
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Didn’t they already ban them and owners aren’t turning them in? Now they need a list of owners for the final step.


14 posted on 09/26/2019 7:18:25 AM PDT by GMMC0987
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“Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the face.”
- Mike Tyson

priceless

Freegards Freepers!!


15 posted on 09/26/2019 7:20:39 AM PDT by Uversabound (Might does not make right, but it does enforce the commonly recognized rights of each succeeding gen)
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New Zealand has officially become a 1984 Orwellian style totalitarian government.


16 posted on 09/26/2019 7:21:56 AM PDT by BuffaloJack (Chivalry is not dead. It is a warriors code and only practiced by warriors.)
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To: indthkr

NZ does not have a formal, written constitution that protects the citizenry from its government.


17 posted on 09/26/2019 7:23:12 AM PDT by mewzilla (Break out the mustard seeds.)
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PLACING limits on self defense; have they had THAT discussion, or are they HAVING that discussion?


18 posted on 09/26/2019 7:27:36 AM PDT by _Jim (Save babies)
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“NZ does not have a formal, written constitution that protects the citizenry from its government.”

Then they may soon need something to protect the government from the citizenry.


19 posted on 09/26/2019 7:28:25 AM PDT by bk1000 (I stand with Trump)
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PLACING limits on self defense; have they had THAT discussion, or are they HAVING that discussion?

New Zealand denies their is any legitimate use for firearms for self-defense.

20 posted on 09/26/2019 7:37:37 AM PDT by marktwain (President Trump and his supporters are the Resistance. His opponents are the Reactionaries.)
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