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Old 14th March 2019, 10:14 PM   #121
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The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils has released a statement, but it doesn't appear to be on their website at this time. It's reproduced on the Guardian live blog, to which I have linked several times.
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:14 PM   #122
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Originally Posted by LTC8K6 View Post
Well, if you have hate crime laws already, it seems like that should include white supremacy.
We also have free speech. Simply being a White Supremacist isn't enough to be a crime. Acting on it is crime though.
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A brave man tried to tackle the shooter but was shot just before he was able to grab ahold. Someone could've ran away while he distracted the gunman. Man died a hero.
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Bill Shorten: “Do not watch the footage, that is what the bad people want us to do. This is not normal, do not make this violence normal. We must do everything we can to unite and prevent this happening again.”
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Originally Posted by Ranb View Post
Fox News is reporting that someone did return fire.
https://www.foxnews.com/us/multiple-...ealand-mosques


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cullennz posted that a civilian managed to take a rifle from the shooter and fired at him as he fled.
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:18 PM   #126
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Originally Posted by Baylor View Post
The terrorist threats on this forum I am referring to are from anti-Trump, anti-white, pro-immigration extremists. Not an "illegal immigrant."
Except this was a Pro-Trump, white supremacist, anti-immigration extremist, the exact opposite of what you were going on about.
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:20 PM   #127
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Originally Posted by Norman Alexander View Post
Appears the gunman live-streamed his action with a chest-mounted go-pro. I'm not going to look it up. Sicko.
I hope it's already been taken down.
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Originally Posted by PhantomWolf View Post
We also have free speech. Simply being a White Supremacist isn't enough to be a crime. Acting on it is crime though.
More and more though we have what is termed "hate speech", which some countries do not protect.

NZ has a very wide interpretation of free speech, though.

I expect re-examinations of free speech laws.
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:23 PM   #129
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Originally Posted by LTC8K6 View Post
More and more though we have what is termed "hate speech", which some countries do not protect.

NZ has a very wide interpretation of free speech, though.

I expect re-examinations of free speech laws.
I doubt it. Using harsh language is one thing, using bullets is something else.
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:24 PM   #130
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A lot of our news reporters are having trouble holding it together...
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:25 PM   #131
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Originally Posted by dudalb View Post
Real classy guy.

Maybe some people here should think about where this kind of bigotry..even the "non violent" kind..inevitably leads to.
In another thread here not long ago about the Baltimore synagogue terror attack, I took a poster on this forum to task for his (non-violent!) rhetoric about "white genocide" - which the synagogue attacker also believed in - explaining how true belief in such a concept must almost inevitably lead a believer to resort to armed resistance against the perceived perpetrators.

Now here again. The same BS about "intruders" and "our lands".

I no longer consider this rhetoric non-violent, by definition.
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Originally Posted by PhantomWolf View Post
I doubt it. Using harsh language is one thing, using bullets is something else.
The hate (that is escalating) leads to violence, imo.
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:29 PM   #133
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Except this was a Pro-Trump, white supremacist, anti-immigration extremist, the exact opposite of what you were going on about.
The only thing I was "going on" about was terrorist threats, which I take very seriously regardless of "ideaology." It's frightening you and the rest ISF don't

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...1#post12377521
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Old 14th March 2019, 10:30 PM   #134
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
In another thread here not long ago about the Baltimore synagogue terror attack, I took a poster on this forum to task for his (non-violent!) rhetoric about "white genocide" - which the synagogue attacker also believed in - explaining how true belief in such a concept must almost inevitably lead a believer to resort to armed resistance against the perceived perpetrators.

Now here again. The same BS about "intruders" and "our lands".

I no longer consider this rhetoric non-violent, by definition.
It has never been "non violent". It's violent by definition, and it should not be covered by so called "free speech". This **** should be beaten down and silenced.

Fascism and white supremacy did not die in 1945. It's still here, and we need to take it seriously.
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
In another thread here not long ago about the Baltimore synagogue terror attack, I took a poster on this forum to task for his (non-violent!) rhetoric about "white genocide" - which the synagogue attacker also believed in - explaining how true belief in such a concept must almost inevitably lead a believer to resort to armed resistance against the perceived perpetrators.

Now here again. The same BS about "intruders" and "our lands".

I no longer consider this rhetoric non-violent, by definition.
Neither the hi-lited nor the "taking to task" ever happened.
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The only thing I was "going on" about was terrorist threats, which I take very seriously regardless of "ideaology." It's frightening you and the rest ISF don't

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...1#post12377521
Well until an idiot right wing, racist, white supremacist came here and shot up a bunch of people who were peacefully going about their business, we had no reason to worry about it.
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Apparently there just happened to be a massive AOS (Police Armed Offenders Squad) training excersize happening in ChCh, which is why there was such a huge response city wide.

Probably bad to describe this as "a good thing", but kind of handy
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Well until an idiot right wing, racist, white supremacist came here and shot up a bunch of people who were peacefully going about their business, we had no reason to worry about it.
I'm not sure how you think this is a relevant reply to the discussion were having.
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Originally Posted by Checkmite View Post
In another thread here not long ago about the Baltimore synagogue terror attack, I took a poster on this forum to task for his (non-violent!) rhetoric about "white genocide" - which the synagogue attacker also believed in - explaining how true belief in such a concept must almost inevitably lead a believer to resort to armed resistance against the perceived perpetrators.

Now here again. The same BS about "intruders" and "our lands".

I no longer consider this rhetoric non-violent, by definition.
There is no such thing as non violent bigotry. Just flimsily disguised violent bigotry.
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I'm not sure how you think this is a relevant reply to the discussion were having.
Then what is relevant? Spell it out for us so we don't have to guess.
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Al Noor is the mosque shown in the video.

My guess is that he then drove to another mosque and did more killing.

No need for any accomplices. He was a one man killing machine.
That's where I am on it. I'm guessing the accomplices were supposed to drive the cars with petrol cans and blow them up but chickened out, thankfully.

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Now here again. The same BS about "intruders" and "our lands".
Made completely ironic by the fact it ain't his land at all. He's an Australian.
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Apparently there just happened to be a massive AOS (Police Armed Offenders Squad) training excersize happening in ChCh, which is why there was such a huge response city wide.

Probably bad to describe this as "a good thing", but kind of handy
And the Conspiracy kooks will go crazy over this.....
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Then what is relevant? Spell it out for us so we don't have to guess.
All terrorist threats should be taken seriously regardless of "ideaology."

Exactly what I said here

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The only thing I was "going on" about was terrorist threats, which I take very seriously regardless of "ideaology." It's frightening you and the rest ISF don't

http://www.internationalskeptics.com...1#post12377521
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Armed Police have closed a street and are searching residences in Dunedin
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The Authorities are holding off on giving us any fatality numbers. This can't be good.
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The Authorities are holding off on giving us any fatality numbers. This can't be good.
They haven't removed the lock down and allowed many people in yet, just forensics people and other police officers. The PM is telling us that the death toll will be "significant."
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This the top story on CNN, MSNBC, BBC, and FOX News websites!

When we make a splash Internationally.....

Aussie PM is speaking on it and says that Australian Authorities will help however they can.
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NZ Herald is reporting at least 30 killed now.
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This the top story on CNN, MSNBC, BBC, and FOX News websites!

When we make a splash Internationally.....

Aussie PM is speaking on it and says that Australian Authorities will help however they can.
Hate to say it, but NZ had not gotten this much attention since the LOTR films.
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Australian citizenship confirmed by ScoMo. Looks like we're officially involved, folks.
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They cancelled all domestic flights out of Chch because there is no baggage screening.

Guessing they will probably add that now at all airports, which will be annoying
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They cancelled all domestic flights out of Chch because there is no baggage screening.

Guessing they will probably add that now at all airports, which will be annoying
Oh well.
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Neither the hi-lited nor the "taking to task" ever happened.
You are right; the terror attack was in Pittsburgh.
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Originally Posted by Baylor View Post
All terrorist threats should be taken seriously regardless of "ideaology."

Exactly what I said here

Sure. I clicked the link, and all I see is you cheering for children being locked in cages.

Nothing about actual terrorism, except for the whole innocent kids being treated like animals. But whatever.
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Australian citizenship confirmed by ScoMo. Looks like we're officially involved, folks.
Media is now naming the shooter, confirming he is Brenton Tarrant, 28 years old from NSW, Australia.
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Australian citizenship confirmed by ScoMo. Looks like we're officially involved, folks.
Something tells me we won't be sending this bloke back

Unless you have harsher penalties, or nastier jails, then you can have him
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Something tells me we won't be sending this bloke back

Unless you have harsher penalties, or nastier jails, then you can have him
Only the ones we put refugees in, unfortunately.
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Only the ones we put refugees in, unfortunately.
That might work.....
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That might work.....
While I'd be all for it, it's not going to happen.
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40 confirmed dead.

Officially been called an act of Terrorism now.
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