SB 245, sponsored by Senator Rick Jones, simply repeals Section 226a (switchblade ban) of the Michigan penal code originally enacted in 1952.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.
The AKTI today announced the introduction of the Interstate Transport Act (ITA), sponsored by Senators Mike Enzi, R-WY, and Ron Wyden, D-OR.
Knife Rights’ bipartisan Texas Knife Law Reform Bill, HB 1935, to repeal “illegal knives” in Texas statute, was passed yesterday by the House 131-1.
This new law increases the legal carry length of a knife blade in the state from 5 inches to 12 inches (see Section 3 of HB 292).
HB 1935, as amended, now eliminates daggers, dirks, stilettos, poniards, swords, spears and most notably, Bowie knives, completely from the statute, allowing them to be carried in the state.
Knife Rights’ Freedom’s Steel VI Victory’s Edge Bowie raised $120,000 for NRA’s Institute for Legislative Action at the NRA Annual Meeting last week.
HB 251, which passed, removes the prohibition against concealed carry without a CCW of “a knife with blade 4 or more inches in length.”
Weapons could be carried, openly or concealed, at the NRA Meeting in Atlanta in 2017…. Except for the venue for President Trump’s speech.
HB 1935 would complete Knife Rights’ efforts to bring knife freedom to Texas by removing entirely the definition of “illegal knife”…
It is important to call and email the members of the committee so that they are aware of the importance of this bill to the public.
Knife Rights has launched its 2017 Ultimate Steel Knives, Guns & More Spectacular with over $200,000 in prizes, its largest fundraiser ever!
Even if the override had somehow succeeded in passing the House, despite the odds against it, the effort would certainly have failed in the Senate.
NRA Board Election ballots must be RECEIVED by the NRA no later than April 9, 2017. If you have not yet mailed in your ballot, DO IT TODAY!
Knife Rights’ Vermont Knife Law Preemption bill, H 276, has been introduced by Rep. Patrick Brennan…
Knife Rights’ bipartisan Texas Knife Law Reform Bill, HB 1935, that would repeal the ban on all “illegal knives” in Texas statutes…