They also remove from state statute the irrational prohibition against manufacture and sale of a switchblade knife and gravity knife. Possession and carry of these knives are already legal in Ohio.
Knife Rights supported HB 446, repealing the ban on carry of clubs (including tomahawks) and possession of knuckles (including trench knives and the like) has been signed by Texas Governor Abbot.
These bills would remove from statute a number of places where Location-Restricted Knives (blades over 5 1/2 inches) are banned.
SB 140 repeals the state’s ban on switchblade knives, springblade knives and gravity knives, as well as brass knuckles, cestus, billy, blackjack, sandbag or any similar weapon.
Montana recently passed a strong knife preemption law, to buttress the Constitutional Carry for knives which was passed in 2017.
Tuesday afternoon in Helena, Montana Governor Steve Bullock held a signing ceremony for Knife Rights’ Montana Switchblade Ban Repeal and Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 155.
Three amicus curiae briefs have been filed with the Supreme Court in our nearly eight-year-old civil rights lawsuit over New York City’s persecution of pocket knife owners.
Once all knives in the UK have been confiscated and destroyed, and all bladesmiths, butchers, chefs, are locked up, what will ever-meddling, hyper-paranoid leftists target next?
It is unfortunate that we are forced to appeal to the Supreme Court in order to gain justice for knife owners in, and travelers to, New York City. These tens of thousands of unconstitutional arrests.
The Knife Owners’ Protection Act of 2019, H.R. 88, (“KOPA”) will remove the irrational restrictions on interstate trade in automatic knives that are legal to one degree or another in 44 states.
At the request of Knife Rights, Montana State Representative Casey Knudsen has introduced HB 155 which would repeal the state’s switchblade ban and enact Knife Law Preemption.
No matter what, we believe the only way to win our freedoms back is to continue to fight. We live by our Mission Statement, we fight for you and we will continue to forge a Sharper Future for all Amer
Knife Rights is going forward with an appeal to the Supreme Court of the United States of the Second Circuit’s decision in favor of New York City and District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.
Senator Roger Wicker (R-MS) has introduced S.3264, the Knife Owners’ Protection Act of 2018 (KOPA) including repeal of the Federal Switchblade Act.
Knife Rights Chairman Doug Ritter was presented with The Knifemakers’ Guild’s Nate Posner Memorial Award for “outstanding service” at the recent International Custom Cutlery Exposition.
Knife Rights continues to garner generally positive attention from national media in large part because we are a bipartisan organization that gains support from both sides of the aisle.
Federal Appeals Court Panel Upholds New York City’s Unconstitutional and Discriminatory Gravity Knife Arrests – Knife Rights to Seek Rehearing by the Full Court.
At this juncture we must warn anyone living in New York State, or who visits or travels through New York State, that you risk arrest and jail if you carry an assisted-opening folding knife.
A British judge is proposing that all knives in the country have the points filed off. You do not really need pointy knives, he says, and they are causing all the knife crime.
Louisiana has joined the trend of reversing that injustice. The number of states that still ban switchblade knives is growing smaller and smaller.
The repeal of Louisiana’s antiquated ban on the possession of switchblade knives, HB 892, was signed by Governor Edwards..
Doug Ritter of Knife Rights, 28 pro knife bills passed in 20 states in eight years, that is the success of Knife Right. That is a pretty enviable record.
It is good to get these laws off the books because it just confuses honest folks who may not know that the laws are no longer enforceable.
The Gunny was an incredible human being, one of the warmest and nicest gentlemen you’d ever want to meet. I will cherish having known and worked with him..
Focusing on its fight against New York City’s abuse of the state gravity knife law to arrest and prosecute thousands of people for carrying a common folding knife.