A Brief One from Doug Draper
Posted March 21st, 2019 on Niagara At Large
Less than a week after a terrorist and white supremacist who found inspiration in Donald Trump’s words of hate shot to death 50 of New Zealand’s Muslim residents in their places of worship, the Prime Minister of New Zealand has done something Trump and none of his predecessors have had the moral fortitude or courage to do.
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern stood at a podium this March 21st and announced a total ban on assault-style guns, high-capacity ammunition clips and other assorted killing equipment.
Click on the screen below and witness a profile in courage –
Now watch Mr. Tough-GuyTrump and his and flaunting Christian vice president Mike Pence grovelling and soaking up the applause at a National Rifle Association conference last year – just a few months after the slaughter of young people at the Parkland high school in Florida, and less than six years after five and six year old children were bullet-drilled to death at the Sandy Hook elementary school in Connecticut –
And Trump claims he cares so much about homeland security and law and order, and originally said he would never take any money from a lobby group like the NRA. Not a drip of shame in this man, and what a coward at the end of the day.
Come to think of it, we have never had a Prime Minister in Canada that has had the courage to do what the PM of New Zealand has done, without compromise, in such a short period of time. Stephen Harper couldn’t even support a gun registry.
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