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Norway to ban assault weapons starting in 2021

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Norway’s government is planning to ban semi-automatic weapons . Peter Frolich, a Conservative member of the Norwegian parliament, said that a majority of lawmakers support the proposed ban, which the minority rightwing government pitched last year. “It has become clear that there is a parliamentary majority in favor of the government’s proposal,” Frolich said. “Semi-automatic weapons will, therefore, be banned in Norway.” The ban would come into effect in 2021, ten years after a rightwing extremist killed nearly 69 people in a mass shooting at a youth camp. The shooter, Anders Breivik, also killed eight people that same day by bombing a government building.

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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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