Stephen Colbert Flashes New York Illegal Switchblade with Impunity from Prosecution

Stephen Colbert with Swichblade
Stephen Colbert with illegal Switchblade

Gilbert, AZ –-( Stephen Colbert once again illustrates the hypocrisy of the New York City’s selective persecution of knife owners, flashing an OTF (out the front) switchblade (automatic) knife on his show while making fun of Knife Rights’ Wisconsin Knife Law Reform bill being signed by Governor Scott Walker earlier this month (5:40 in video below).

Over 60,000 people have been prosecuted for carrying common locking blade folding knives in New York City, accused of carrying a per se illegal gravity knife or switchblade and facing up to a year in jail.

In the case of the actual switchblade he was using, there’s no question that it would be illegal under NY law. But, we doubt that DA Cyrus Vance, Jr’s prosecutors will be dragging Colbert into court over it anytime soon.

They only seem interested in prosecuting innocent and honest knife owners carrying common folding knives in the streets and subways of New York City.

Back in 2010 Colbert first made fun of the sad situation in NYC, whipping out a Benchmade Barrage assisted-opening folder that would most likely have been considered illegal under NYC’s gravity knife test.

Unsurprisingly, no arrest was made at that time, either.

Click here for the latest on Knife Rights’ civil rights lawsuit against NYC and DA Vance over their wrongful harassment of knife owners, retailers and manufacturers.

Colbert’s switchblade silliness starts at 5:40 in the clip at:

Knife Rights ( is America’s Grassroots Knife Owners Organization, working towards a Sharper Future for all knife owners. Knife Rights is dedicated to providing knife owners an effective voice in public policy. Become a Knife Rights member and make a contribution to support the fight for your knife rights. Visit

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Kudo’s to Gov. Scott Walker for towing the line, and squeezing out that festering “NYSCUM”!


The liberal democrats took an oath to uphold the Constitution. Yet, they gave themselves immunity from passing unconstitutional laws.


The only way to stop this incessant nonsence is to start filing charges against ANYONE backing these psychotic anti laws. There is NO caveat in the constitution allowing laws that violate comon decentcy and the constitution it’s self. The “compelling public interest” excuse is a LIE and ANY bill or law contrary to the constitution is NO law at all as per the constitution. As to the complete double standard for the law. It is entirely acceptable for a liberal to blatantly violate the ILLEGAL laws they enact so long as it supports their agenda. Completely disreguarding the law (the… Read more »


Of course, He’s Special.


People, you are failing to notice the obvious. It really is quite simple, there are two sets of laws. One set for the rich and powerful, and the other set for everybody else. Another case in point is Hillary Clinton. She committed multiple Federal felonies, and Jessica Lynch is not filing charges. Need another one? Clarence Thomas forgot to declare his wife’s 800K income from speaking fees, which was a federal felony. What happened? He got off by saying “I forgot”. Had that been you or me, we’d be in federal prison. So you see, there are two sets of… Read more »


HI, that would be Loretta Lynch, US AG.

Jessica Dawn Lynch is a former United States Army soldier who served in the 2003 invasion of Iraq by U.S. and allied forces.


Typical liberal hypocrite. Just like the time Matt Liar had a NY banned .357 revolver on the Today Show. No charges!!

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Jacob M. Opperman

Just goes to show you that being famous or rich the laws don’t apply the same. If this was a common person then they would be thrown in jail and prob imprisoned till dooms day. Just like Hillary she will get away with the murders of those 4 men and the treason she has done to the common people by using her own personal email service. If just shows that the government officials kiss and cover each others asses.


Arrest and prosecute Colbert and David Gregory. What’s good for the innocent Citizen is good for the liberal hypocrite. But alas, liberals are criminals, this is well known and apparently accepted, so…nothing will be done. Now if Trump wereon his tv show and had the same knife, well, that’s a whole nother story.


This guy is an obamanation lackey nothing more.


The liberals are immune from the laws because they have the wimps called NY Prosecutors in their pocket. Bloomberg committed conspiracy on out of state gun purchases. NO PROSECUTION. The news anchor in DC appeared on TV with an illegal magazine. NO PROSECUTION. Now this fruitcake does his knife dance and NO PROSECUTION. To commit crime and suffer zero penalties you must be a communist, liberal or muslim because the DEMOCRATS love these type of people and of course they also love crooked politicians. But then I repeat myself because they are all the same. DEMOCRATS HATE THE CONSTITUTION and… Read more »