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Mar 24, 2019 - 12:41 PM
She described how she had tried to introduce stricter gun laws in New Zealand but was met with opposition from the country’s gun industry and lobbyist groups.
Collins said she and other members of parliament received large amounts of material that appeared to have been sourced from the NRA.
"They talked about how we were trying to take away their Second Amendment rights to own guns. We don't have a right to bear arms. To own a gun in New Zealand is absolutely a privilege and not a right.
When I met with these lobbyists they spoke the language of the NRA," she told the The Sydney Morning Herald and The Age.- Judith Collins.