New York. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the federal government should share the information it has on suspected terrorists with the states, so those states can block those suspects from owning guns.

"If the nation has information that says this person may be a terror suspect, they should use the information," Cuomo said during an appearance on "Morning Joe" on MSNBC. "If they don't want to use it, they should share it with the states," he added.

Cuomo defended his idea as constitutionally sound by saying there are "limitations" in arguments from those who favor the Second Amendment.

The New York Democrat said the push to crack down on gun ownership by preventing people on the "no-fly list" from purchasing a firearm was tied to the rise of terrorism across the world.

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