In their keenness to avoid another massacre spreading on social media, our government passed a draconian bill without debate or consideration of its cause and effect…in a minute flat.
Despite the exposure our gun lobby is getting, I believe that the calibre of the rhetoric will fall short.
New Zealand was supposed to be different. It was a place one could escape to when the ugliness of elsewhere overcame me. But, sadly, no-one where is different.
As it stands, many are calling for Fraser Anning to be kicked out of parliament. However, if we want to be inclusive, we mustn’t use our political powers to do it.