New Bill to Legalize the Interstate Transportation of Magazines & Ammunition
USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Gun Owners of America is proud to endorse Representative Mo Brooks’ upcoming legislation, the Lawful Interstate Transportation of Firearms Act which expands the transportation protections of the Firearm Owners’ Protection Act (FOPA).
Please ask your congressman to cosponsor this momentous legislation alongside Rep. Brooks.
Because repressive states outlawed “unlicensed guns,” Congress passed pro-gun legislation in 1986 to allow gun owners to transport firearms through these states without having to worry about being pulled over and arrested.
Currently, this provision of the Firearms Owners’ Protection Act requires:
- That the gun be unloaded and inaccessible to the passenger compartment
- That the travel through the repressive state be temporary, and
- That the trip originates in a state where it was lawful to possess the firearm and terminate in a state where it is also lawful.
However, it didn’t occur to the lawmakers that repressive states would begin to arrest people who traveled through those states with ammunition, but no guns.
Obviously, they underestimated the psychopathy of anti-gun crazies like New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, former Mayor Bloomberg, and so forth.
It has reached the point where someone who transits through New York while traveling …Read the Rest