Your Knife Rights

Knife rights refer to the rights of the individual to legally buy, use, carry, collect, possess and otherwise have knives. There are two organizations leading the fight to protect your rights in this area: Knife Rights and the American Knife & Tool Institute. Both have been extremely proactive and effective in working to have legislation passed to protect your knife rights. Other individuals and entities also have played important roles in this area. Anyone who can write letters and emails or place phone calls to their respective legislators can make a difference in legislation that can protect everyone’s right to legally buy, use, carry and possess knives.

TSA Delays New Small Pocket Knife Policy

A policy change by the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) allowing passengers to carry a small pocket knife or multi-tool on commercial airliners beginning April 25 has been delayed, federal officials reported. The TSA indicated the delay is so it can consider a report on the subject from an advisory committee comprised of aviation, consumer...

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Educating the Future Of Knives

The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) recently announced it will present a series of informative articles on its website, www.akti.org, that address various aspects of the knife owner’s experience.

Carry-On Knife Ruling Needs Your Support

The Transportation Security Administration’s recent ruling allowing small pocketknives and multi-tools on airliners is under fire from all anti-knife sides and needs your help. According to Knife Rights, Massachusetts Rep. Ed Markey (D) and New York Rep. Michael G. Grimm (R) introduced the “No Knives Act” (HR 1093) that would stop the new TSA...

Pro-Knife Laws Need Your Help!

Three states are considering pro-knife laws that need your help, Knife Rights reports. Pending measures in Kansas, Tennessee and Texas have been approved in lower legislative bodies and are moving on for further approval. If you act now, you still have time to help ensure these pro-knife laws will be enacted. The one in...

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Some Carry-On Pocketknives Will Be Allowed

Update: Click here to download the official PDF from the TSA outlining approved knives. For the first time since the 9/11 terrorist attacks, passengers on U.S. airline flights will be allowed to have some small carry-on pocketknives by the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA). The change reportedly will go into effect April 25. Knives...

Alaska Pro-Knife Bill Vote Today—Contact Now!

According to Knife Rights, the Alaska House will vote today on House Bill 33 which, if passed, would ensure one-hand and assisted-opening knives are not considered gravity or switchblade knives. If you live, work or travel in Alaska, please contact your representative(s) and ask them to vote in support of HB33. Yesterday, Knife Rights...

Tennessee Knife Rights Bill to Senate Vote—Contact Today!

Knife Rights reports that Tennessee Senate Bill SB1015, which would enact the state’s Knife Law Preemption, repeal Tennessee’s antiquated ban on automatic knives (switchblades) and repeal the the state’s 4-inch knife length limitation, has been voted out of committee with a 7-1 vote of recommendation for passage. Requested by Knife Rights and sponsored by...