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NPR Allows Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd to Blame Breitbart, Falsely, for New Zealand Terror

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd told National Public Radio (NPR) on Thursday morning that Breitbart was to blame for inciting last week’s terror attacks at two mosques in New Zealand, in which 50 people were murdered. Rudd was interviewed by Rachel Martin and Steve Inskeep on NPR’s Morning Edition, who said that the massacre “throws a harsh light” on Australia, “the country from which the accused gunman came.” Asked how he felt when he heard that the terrorist was Australian, Rudd said: “Shock. Horror. Shame. I think any person who’s been a…

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Stephen Colbert Calls Trump ‘Anti-Muslim’ After Christchurch Shooting

CBS Late Show host Stephen Colbert slammed President Donald Trump over his supposed lack of response to the Christchurch massacre last week, describing it as further proof that he holds anti-Muslim sentiment. “You know, the world is still reeling from Friday’s terror attack in New Zealand on two mosques by a white supremacist in which 50 Muslim worshipers were killed,” Colbert said in his opening monologue. “All of our hearts go out to those at the Al Noor and Linwood mosques and the great people of New Zealand.” [embedded content] Following…

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New Zealand Government Pledges Semiautomatic Rifle Ban

New Zealand’s government is responding to the Christchurch attacks by pledging to ban all semiautomatic rifles. Newstalk ZB reports that Attorney General David Parker announced the pending ban on semiautomatic rifles during a vigil in Auckland. He couched the announcement in comments about “a dimming of enlightenment” in various places around the world. The Guardian reports that Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern also plans to “focus on the ease with which legal weapons can be modified to become military-style assault rifles, which are more strictly controlled.” Ardern notes that the gunman was…

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