Cross Country Checkup

What conversations are you having about the New Zealand mosque attacks?

At least 49 worshippers were killed, and more than 40 were others injured, after coordinated terrorist shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, N.Z. While the world is mourning for the loss of lives, many are also questioning where the end of gun massacres is.
People gather at a memorial to pay tribute to victims of the mosque attacks outside Masjid Al Noor in Christchurch, New Zealand, March 16, 2019. (Jorge Silva/Reuters)
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Two mosque attacks. 49 deaths. A hate-filled manifesto.

New Zealand's prime minster called it one of the country's "darkest days." At least 49 worshippers were killed, and more than 40 others injured, after coordinated terrorist shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, N.Z.

The suspect identified himself online before the rampage as Australian citizen Brenton Tarrant and live-streamed the attack on social media. He was charged with murder late Friday.

As Muslim communities across the country reel from the attacks, and while the world is mourning for the loss of lives, many are also questioning where the end of gun massacres is.

Our question this week: What conversations are you having about the New Zealand mosque attacks?

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