New Zealand angst: Gun owners surrender 37 of 1.2 million firearms; Bookstores ban Jordan Peterson, not ‘Mein Kampf’

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2019

In the wake of the Christchurch mosque shootings which left 50 people dead, New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern encouraged the country’s gun owners to surrender their weapons.

As of March 19, New Zealand police reported that 37 guns had been surrendered. There are about 1.2 million firearms registered to civilians in New Zealand, according to the 2017 Small Arms Survey.

New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern.

“To make our community safer, the time to act is now,” Ardern said. “I want to remind people, you can surrender your gun to the police … Read more

No, I Will Not Sue the SPLC for Defamation of Character 

In 2012, I was described by the Southern Poverty Law Center to be “among the biggest spinners of conspiracy theories in the United States.” 

So, what conspiracy theory did the SPLC call me out on? It’s a bit of forgotten and ignored history. The FBI infiltrated and controlled the Ku Klux Klan in the 1960s. 

It is the SPLC’s job to conflate alternative news—that is to say news not covered by the establishment media—with hatred and bigotry. It has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement to push its agenda. The rotted cherry on its putrid pile … Read more

In 2012, I was described by the Southern Poverty Law Center to be “among the biggest spinners of conspiracy theories in the United States.” 

So, what conspiracy theory did the SPLC call me out on? It’s a bit of forgotten and ignored history. The FBI infiltrated and controlled the Ku Klux Klan in the 1960s. 

It is the SPLC’s job to conflate alternative news—that is to say news not covered by the establishment media—with hatred and bigotry. It has worked with the Department of Homeland Security and law enforcement to push its agenda. The rotted cherry on its putrid pile … Read more

France Debates Ministry of Truth Law

The French state is debating if it should impose a draconian censorship law ahead of European parliamentary polls next year. The demand to regulate the speech of the French people came directly from President Emmanuel Macron. 

It’s personal for Macron. During the 2017 election campaign, he was miffed by online rumors that he is gay and has an offshore bank account in the Bahamas. 

The proposed law would allow the state to immediately halt publication of news it deems fake. It demands the social media giants implement procedures allowing users to flag what they decide is fake news and information. … Read more

The French state is debating if it should impose a draconian censorship law ahead of European parliamentary polls next year. The demand to regulate the speech of the French people came directly from President Emmanuel Macron. 

It’s personal for Macron. During the 2017 election campaign, he was miffed by online rumors that he is gay and has an offshore bank account in the Bahamas. 

The proposed law would allow the state to immediately halt publication of news it deems fake. It demands the social media giants implement procedures allowing users to flag what they decide is fake news and information. … Read more