"There are a lot of vulnerable people and we need to feel that we can reach out to them and that they can reach out to us and that hope is there."
"It is unacceptable to merely pass off our actions as a poorly timed coincidence."
Police say it's too early to tell if the woman shot in self defence.
ISIS is fighting for its life in a small, collapsing pocket of eastern Syria and it warned Muslims that the mosques massacre in Christchurch would only be the beginning.
"How do we reconcile feeling the need for law enforcement with distrust for law enforcement?"
A recent study found that "terrorist attacks" perpetrated by Muslims received 357 percent more media coverage than those perpetrated by other individuals.
Right-wing radio host Jesse Lee Peterson expressed concern that repressed white Americans may be incited to carry out a New Zealand–like attack in the U.S.
"When Putin interferes in the election, he's impotent," a New York Times opinion writer said. "The question is, why?"
"New Zealand is a sickening tragedy," Coulter tweeted. "When will this insane terrorism end."
President Donald Trump offered his "warmest sympathy and best wishes," but did not use the phrase "terrorism," not did he link it to any global trends as many other heads of state have.
As people across the globe mourn, questions have been raised about whether the attack could have been prevented with better intelligence sharing and online surveillance.
"This president has given license to white supremacy in America that has spread across the world," said Tom Steyer, founder of the Need to Impeach campaign.
By looking through the killer's helmet camera, you could be harming yourself. And if you're doing it for no professional reason, you are adopting his vicious gaze, humiliating to his victims.
About a half hour after the post, the mass shootings were reported at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand.
"I feel absolutely sickened having my name uttered by this person," PewDiePie tweeted following the deadly shooting.
"When I was a kid my friends and I -- we would sneak out of the house and sometimes we turned street signs upside down. But this can end up with people dying."
"I wouldn't think [she] was cruel to animals like that. I mean, she was a nice lady," a neighbor said.
It is unclear what occurred in the moments leading up to the deadly shooting.
"These officers were fired upon first," the police chief said when questioned on protocol by reporters on Sunday night.
It's unclear at this time what condition the victims are in.