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by Dieuwe de Boer · 10/01/2020 4pm
On Thursday evening, I was just finishing up dinner with my two oldest kids. My wife was feeling unwell and feeding our four-week old baby in bed. I had just gotten the icecream out for the kids when the doorbell rang.
by Dieuwe de Boer · 23/10/2019 9pm
Is it possible to write a bill that's worse than the First Tarrant Law? Apparently it is. It all goes wrong in the preamble. Owning firearms is a right, and the wording that claims to the contrary cannot change that fact.
by Dieuwe de Boer · 04/04/2019 7pm
Graeme Edgeler, a Wellington barrister, has identified these as being "Henry VIII Clauses" and he objects to them because they can be used to turn citizens into criminals on an executive whim.
by Dieuwe de Boer · 03/04/2019 1pm
I am providing feedback on the proposed Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines, and Parts) Amendment Bill, or " Tarrant's Law" for short, in honour of it's chief sponsor.