Posted July 8, 2015 10:20 am by Comments

By Ammoland

George Pataki
George Pataki
AmmoLand Gun News
AmmoLand Gun News

New York –-(Ammoland.com)- In a recent online interview for a email newsletter called “The Skimm” Former Gov. George Pataki (R-NY), when asked about Gun Control was quoted as saying;

“It is illegal to bring a gun across state lines, and yet it happens all the time, and I don’t understand why the federal government is not doing far more to prevent that.”

The Skimm and Former Gov. George Pataki
The Skimm and Former Gov. George Pataki

What the heck is George talking about? In fact just the opposite it true.

From the NRA Guide To The Interstate Transportation Of Firearms: (found here)

“A provision of the federal law known as the Firearms Owners’ Protection Act, or FOPA, protects those who are transporting firearms for lawful purposes from local restrictions which would otherwise prohibit passage.

Under FOPA, notwithstanding any state or local law, a person is entitled to transport a firearm from any place where he or she may lawfully possess and carry such firearm to any other place where he or she may lawfully possess and carry it, if the firearm is unloaded and locked …read more

Source:: AmmoLand

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