Doug Ritter and Todd Rather, Knife Rights’ Director of Legislative Affairs, were in Austin, Texas, this week to celebrate last year’s enactment of HB 1935.
Thanks for your generous support these last few weeks of 2017. The new year brings us opportunities and challenges. These go hand in hand.
Cuomo once again turned his back on the large coalition of organizations, many part of his own constituency, which supported the bill.
If you live, work or travel in New York, or plan to, CALL the Governor TODAY and STOP the OUTRAGEOUS arrests and prosecutions in New York City!
Knife Rights’ Michigan Switchblade Ban Repeal bill, SB 245, becomes effective today, October 10, 2017. This is a massive victory for knife rights..
The reply brief is Plaintiffs’ response to the outrageously misleading briefs submitted by the Defendants.
The Defendants have filed their appeal briefs in our federal civil rights lawsuit against Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. and the City of New York.
The new law eliminates from Texas statute the prohibition against carrying “illegal knives,” including daggers, dirks, stilettos, poniards, swords, spears and most notably, Bowie knives.
$40 is the most any Texan will pay the state for the License to Carry.
Out of respect for our Texas members adversely impacted by Hurricane Harvey, Knife Rights is postponing our BYOB: Bring Your Own Bowie Freedom Celebration at the Alamo..
Here’s the BOTTOM LINE: ALL “illegal knives” (Penal Code Sec. 46.01) that were previously prohibited from carry (Penal Code Sec. 46.02) will be removed from Texas statute.
Texas HB 1935 was passed overwhelmingly by the legislature and signed into law by Governor Greg Abbott on June 16. The new law takes effect on September. 1, 2017.
Knife Rights’ bill to mostly repeal Illinois’ switchblade ban, SB 607, was signed late on Friday by Governor Bruce Rauner. It’s effectively immediately.
Colorado’s switchblade and gravity knife ban repeal takes effect on Wednesday, August 9th.
SB 245, sponsored by Senator Rick Jones, simply repeals Section 226a (switchblade ban) of the Michigan penal code originally enacted in 1952.
Knife Rights is pleased to announce that it has engaged the bipartisan government relations firm Capitol Hill Consulting Group (CHCG) to lobby in Washington, D.C.
Knife Rights’ New York Gravity Knife Law Reform Bill passed the Senate by a unanimous 62-0 vote. The bill is now ready to be transmitted to Governor Cuomo.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed into law Knife Rights’ bipartisan Texas Knife Law Reform Bill, HB 1935, that repeals all “illegal knives” in Texas statute.
This unanimous decision from the notoriously hoplophobic state of New Jersey is quite surprising. All is not, however, quite as simple as it appears.
Two amicus curiae briefs have been filed in support of Knife Rights’ Appeal in its federal civil rights lawsuit against New York City.
The Texas Legislature has passed significant knife law reform by large margins. The bill is on the way to Governor Abbott, and will likely be signed.
HB 1935, to repeal “illegal knives” in Texas statute, was passed yesterday evening as the deadline approached on the Senate Local and Uncontested Calendar.
It’s better for the ultimate unity of the community if legislative differences are resolved…
Knives are arms protected by the Second Amendment. In American history, knives have been banned as often, perhaps more so, than firearms have.
This is the fourth year in a row that the Assembly has passed a bill to stop the abuse of the state’s gravity knife statute by New York City.