Originally Posted by Secret Agent Man
That, and he was not arrested during a stay-over in NY.
He was apprehended at an airport in the act of traveling.
FOPA applies here.
A fundamental prerequisite of the FOPA is that possession (or "carry") of the firearm must be legal in the place where the journey begins and the place where the journey ends. He is not legal to even possess a handgun in New York state ... the FOPA does NOT apply.