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Good News for Knife Rights

Three headlines in a recent “Knife Rights” organization email newsletter bode well for Americans’ own knife rights. The three headlines read: “Tennessee Switchblade Ban and Length Limit Repeal Bill Signed into Law by Gov. Haslam” “Kansas Legislature Passes Knife Law Preemption Fix. Call or Email Gov. Brownback Now!” And: “South Carolina Preemption Bill Introduced...

Today is Deadline to Stop Proposed Ivory Ban

An all-inclusive ivory ban that would target ancient ivory such as mammoth and mastodon in addition to elephant ivory likely will pass without your help by the end of day today, Dec. 27. A Presidential Advisory Committee that met on Dec. 16 recommends a total ban of ivory within the USA to the task...

Pending Knife Laws Need Your Help

State knife laws designed to protect your rights are pending in Florida and Tennessee, according to a Knife Rights news release. In Florida, SB458 is a knife law preemption act. Knife law preemption prevents local governments from passing knife ordinances more restrictive than the state’s current laws. If passed, it would make Florida the...

Federal Knife Owners’ Protection Act Introduced

A federal act that would protect law-abiding knife owners traveling from state to state from various conflicting knife laws within those states has been introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives, a Knife Rights internet news release reported. Rep. Matt Salmon (R-AZ) introduced Knife Rights’ Knife Owners’ Protection Act (KOPA), H.R. 3478. “KOPA will...

NYC Anti-Knife Ruling Has Disastrous Implications

People falsely arrested or threatened with arrest cannot sue in a federal lawsuit against New York City and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance Jr., according to a Wednesday anti-knife ruling by a U.S. District Court Judge. If not overturned, a Knife Rights (KR) news release reported, the anti-knife ruling could have wide-ranging effects on...

New Measure Will Revamp Alaska Knife Law

With the stroke of a pen, Alaska Gov. Sean Parnell has signed a new measure known as HB33 that will result in sweeping reform of Alaskan knife law. The new law will go into effect Sept. 18. Until then, however, existing Alaska knife laws remain in place. According to Knife Rights, HB33 will legalize...