Learning from New Zealand
After the nation was rocked by a terrorist attack, the government of New Zealand immediately embraced the Muslim community and banned the sale of automatic weapons.
The way the New Zealand government and people responded to the tragic shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, which killed 50 people on Friday March 15, should serve as an example. Prime Minister Jacinda Arden moved quickly to send a clear message that her government condemned the terrorist act, while underlining the fact that she sided with the victims.
A week after the shooting, New Zealand women in large numbers put on Muslim headscarves an...