Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Passed by House Judiciary Committee


USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights: Washington state “Spring Blade” (Switchblade) Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782, was reported out the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee by a 12-3 vote with a  “do pass” recommendation.  The next step would be a vote by the full House. We will let you know when it is time to contact House members.

Thanks to the hundreds of Washingtonians who used the Knife Rights’ Legislative Action Center to email the committee members. It had a huge impact!.

Knife Rights would also like to thank Committee Chair Christine Kilduff for allowing the bill to come for a vote and Ranking Member Morgan Irwin for his support.

Knife Rights’ has helped enact 16 Switchblade Ban or Restriction Repeals since 2010: Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Montana, New Hampshire, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas, and Wisconsin.

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Knife Rights is America’s grassroots knife owners’ organization and the Second Front in Defense of the Second Amendment™. Knife Rights is Rewriting Knife Law in America™ and forging a Sharper Future for all Americans™. Knife Rights efforts have resulted in 31 bills enacted repealing knife bans in 22 states and over one hundred cities and towns since 2010.

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1 year ago

I never worried about not carrying a switchblade. I bought a scabbard for my buck knife. when you pull the knife straight out it automatically opens the blade… Lot of us bikers wore them…If the cops stopped you all you had to do is push the knife forward in the scabbard and the blade was closed when you pulled it out..

MICHAEL J(@retaile23)
1 year ago

I had always wondered why certain knifes were on the stupid illegal to own list. Switchblades, butterfly knives and everything in between are on some government’s list when essentially they have no distinct advantage other than being operated by one hand. Newer designed knives open faster and aren’t illegal.
Idiot politicians and bureaucrats have restricted certain types of knives back in the 50’s, and for some reason are still scared if them even now.
Any object can be,weaponized but in todays world, knives are the least of our problems, politicians and bureaucrats are.