Posts filtered by tags: Knife Laws[x]


 

Knife Rights: Washington State “Spring Blade” Ban Repeal Bill Introduced

Knife Rights: Washington State “Spring Blade” Ban Repeal Bill Introduced U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- A bipartisan “Spring Blade” Ban Repeal bill, HB 1224, has been introduced by Washington State Representatives Kelly Chambers and Mike Chapman. HB 1224 would repeal the ban on sales and civilian possession of “spring blade” knives, as well as specifically exclude them from the definition of “dangerous weapon.” HB 1224 is identical to the bill that passed the Senate last year, but which never recei...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, America, House, Washington State, Second Amendment, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Knife Laws, SwitchBlade, Mike Chapman, Mike Vellekamp, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America, Washington State Representatives Kelly Chambers


Knife Rights’ Knife Owners’ Protection Act Re-Introduced in Congress

Knife Rights’ Knife Owners’ Protection Act Re-Introduced in Congress U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Originally conceived and authored by Knife Rights in 2010 and first introduced in 2013, the Knife Owners’ Protection Act of 2021, H.R. 60, (“KOPA”) was re-introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives on the first day of Congress by Arizona Representative Andy Biggs. KOPA will remove the irrational restrictions on interstate trade in automatic knives that are legal to one degree or another in 44 st...
Tags: Guns, Congress, America, House Of Representatives, Arizona, Second Amendment, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Knife Laws, SwitchBlades, Federal Switchblade Act, Andy Biggs KOPA, Knife Rights ' Legislative Action Center


Knife Rights’ Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill Signed by Governor!

Knife Rights’ Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill Signed by Governor! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights’ Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill, SB 140, has been signed by Governor Mike DeWine. We sincerely thank Gov. DeWine for signing this important bill. Thanks, also, to all of you who used Knife Rights Legislative Action Center for the hundreds of emails and calls to the governor. NOTE: The new law does not take effect until April 10, 2021, 90 days after signing. The existing law is still in effect until ...
Tags: Guns, America, House, Ohio, Second Amendment, Todd, Capitol, Mike DeWine, LANG, DeWine, U S government, American Civil Liberties Union of Ohio, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Todd Rathner, Knife Laws


Bill Strengthening Knife Law Preemption in New Hampshire Introduced

Bill Strengthening Knife Law Preemption in New Hampshire Introduced U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- The New Hampshire Second Amendment State Preemption Act, HB 307, has been introduced by Representatives Norman Silber, Michael Yakubovich, Barbara Comtois and Linda Gould. This bill adds teeth to the state's existing preemption law for knives (as well as firearms and ammunition). HB 307 provides for significant penalties against those who violate the state's preemption law in order deter infringement....
Tags: Guns, America, West Virginia, New Hampshire, Arizona, Wisconsin, Second Amendment, Linda Gould, Gun Rights News, Preemption Laws, Knife Rights, Knife Laws, Norman Silber Michael Yakubovich Barbara Comtois, Rep Jenn Coffey Preemption


Knife Rights’ South Carolina Knife Law Preemption Bill Introduced

Knife Rights' South Carolina Knife Law Preemption Bill Introduced U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Long time Knife Rights friend South Carolina Representative Brian White has introduced Knife Rights' signature knife law preemption legislation. H.3551 adds “knives” to South Carolina's existing firearms preemption law. In 2015 this legislation passed the House unanimously, but got bogged down in the Senate over issues unrelated to the bill. We will let you know when it's time to contact your legislato...
Tags: Guns, Senate, America, West Virginia, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, South Carolina, Second Amendment, Brian White, Gun Rights News, Preemption Laws, Knife Rights, Knife Laws, Knife Bills, Knife Rights South Carolina Knife Law


Knife Rights Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill to Governor – CALL/EMAIL TODAY!

Knife Rights Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill to Governor – CALL/EMAIL TODAY! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- We are not yet done with 2020! Knife Rights' Ohio Knife Law Reform Bill, SB 140, passed the House with a bipartisan vote of 59-23.  SB140 already passed the Senate 32-1. SB 140 now heads to Governor Mike DeWine for his consideration. We need your help to push SB 140 over the line! If you live, work or travel in OHIO, please use Knife Rights' Legislative Action Center to ask Gov. DeWine to sign SB ...
Tags: Guns, Senate, America, House, Ohio, Todd, Capitol, Mike DeWine, LANG, DeWine, U S government, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Todd Rathner, Knife Laws, Joe Uecker


Knife Rights Foundation Launches LegalBlade Knife Law App 2.0

Knife Rights Foundation Launches LegalBlade Knife Law App 2.0 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, Knife Rights Foundation, America's foremost public benefit organization dedicated to knives, has officially launched the exciting new 2.0 version of its LegalBlade mobile application, the enhanced second generation of the world's first and only knife law app. Among other significant improvements, the new Knife Rights LegalBlade App 2.0 features a new, updated design to significantly improve the user ...
Tags: Utah, Guns, America, United States, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Knives, District Of Columbia, Gun Laws, Foundation, The Foundation, FPC, Blade HQ, Ivory Ban, 2nd Amendment, Gun Rights News


Knife Rights Celebrates Texas Knife Reform with Bowie Presentations

Seated in front of a portrait of Sam Houston, leader of the Texas Revolution, Texas Governor Greg Abbott holding his Texas Heritage Bowie with (L-R) Rep. John Frullo (primary bill sponsor), Doug Ritter, Jason Fry (Bowie maker) and Todd Rathner. USA -(Ammoland.com)- Doug Ritter, Knife Rights Chairman, and Todd Rather, Knife Rights' Director of Legislative Affairs, were in Austin, Texas, this week to celebrate last year's enactment of HB 1935.That bill eliminated from Texas statute the prohibiti...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Mexico, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Dallas, Greg Abbott, Bowie, Austin Texas, Alamo, Texas Capitol, Sam Houston, Abilene Texas, Terry Dunn, Legislative Affairs, Gun Rights News


Knife Rights’ Illinois Switchblade Ban Repeal Signed, Effective Immediately

Gov. Bruce Rauner USA -(Ammoland.com)- Knife Rights' bill to mostly repeal Illinois' switchblade ban, SB 607, was signed late on Friday by Governor Bruce Rauner. It was effectively immediately upon signing.SB 607 allows possession of automatic knives by those who have a Firearm Owner's Identification (FOID) Card, which allows the individual to purchase firearms and ammunition.This is not a possession with CCW law, as some have suggested. The new law also allows for manufacture and sale of auto...
Tags: Guns, Legislation, Chicago, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Illinois, Bruce Rauner, House Judiciary Committee, Illinois Illinois, Gun Rights News, USA Ammoland, Knife Rights, Todd Rathner, Knife Laws, Brian Stewart, FCCL


Colorado Switchblade Ban Repeal Effective August 9th

SwitchBlades Colorado –-(Ammoland.com)- Colorado's switchblade and gravity knife ban repeal takes effect on Wednesday, August 9th.Knife Rights Chairman Doug Ritter said, “we were very pleased to be able to support Senator Hill and Representative Lebsock in moving this bill through the legislature and delivering more freedom for Colorado knife owners.” Knife Rights' Director of Legislative Affairs, Todd Rathner, traveled to Denver to lobby the bill at the invitation of the sponsors, overcoming ...
Tags: Guns, Colorado, New Hampshire, Knife, Wisconsin, Knives, Denver, Hill, Lakewood, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Todd Rathner, Knife Laws, Sen Hill, SwitchBlades


Knife Rights’ New York Gravity Knife Law Reform Bill Passes

Demonstration knives from Knife Rights' Federal Civil Rights Trial to stop bogus New York City gravity knife arrests. U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Knife Rights' New York Gravity Knife Law Reform Bill passed the Senate by a unanimous 62-0 vote. The identical Assembly version, A 5667A, was substituted for S.4769A and was the version passed.We'd like to express our sincere appreciation to Senator Diane Savino for her extraordinary efforts and perseverance as the Senate sponsor that finally resulted i...
Tags: New York, Guns, Senate, New York City, New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Knives, Bill, Albany, Cuomo, Nra, Flanagan, Assembly, Legal Aid Society, Legislative Affairs, Gun Rights News


CALL TODAY: Knife Rights’ NY Knife Law Reform Bill to Gov Cuomo – Let’s Get it DONE!

End Bogus NYC Gravity Knife Arrests – Let’s Get It Done! Call NY Governor Cuomo Today! KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ -Ammoland.com)- After three years of effort, Knife Rights’ Gravity Knife and Switchblade Law Reform Bill, S6483-A/A9042-A, has been transmitted to Governor Cuomo. If you live, work or travel in New York, or plan to, CALL the Governor TODAY! The Governor now has 10 days (excluding Sunday) to sign or veto the bill (in other words, by end of the year), or allow it to become law ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Senate, New York City, America, Village Voice, Hakeem Jeffries, New York State, Cuomo, Legislature, Gilbert, New York State Let, Cyrus Vance Jr, Legal Aid Society, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights


We Finally Get a Look at Freddie Gray’s Knife

It is clearly not a knife “… commonly known as a switchblade knife.” However, the charging document described it as an illegal switchblade. www.KnifeRights.org Baltimore –-(Ammoland.com)- The Baltimore City State’s Attorney’s Office, as a result of a Public Information Act request from WBAL TV-11 in Baltimore, finally released the evidence photos of the knife for which Freddie Gray was arrested, leading to his subsequent death while in custody. This knife was repeatedly mentioned at the tr...
Tags: Maryland, Guns, Baltimore, Freddie Gray, Gray, WBAL, Shooting Industry News, Knife Rights, Freddy Gray, Knife Laws


Clinton vs. Trump vs. Your Knife Rights

How will the candidates’ views impact your knife rights?A message from Knife Rights Chairman Doug Ritter KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ –-(Ammoland.com) – As a nonpartisan organization with members and supporters of all political persuasions we have made it our policy not to endorse candidates, but we still have an interest in politicians being friendly to knives and our interests. Shortly, one of the most critical presidential elections in our lifetimes will be held. The outcome could affect ...
Tags: New York, Guns, Supreme Court, Congress, New York City, Africa, America, Hillary Clinton, United States, New Jersey, Interior Department, Donald Trump, Humane Society, Clinton, Trump, Nra


AKTI Attends National Conference of State Legislatures’ Legislative Summit

AKTI Leadership Meets with Legislators from Numerous States the Organization is Targeting for Knife Law Reform in 2017 American Knife & Tool Institute Attends National Conference of State Legislatures’ Legislative Summit American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) Cody, WY -(AmmoLand.com)- The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) today announced that its lobbying team has spent last week at the National Conference of State Legislatures’ (NCSL) annual Legislative Summit, being held in Chicago...
Tags: Guns, Chicago, Conference, Illinois, Shooting Industry News, Knife Rights, Knife Laws, AKTI, American Knife Tool Institute AKTI, American Knife Tool Institute


OK: Governor Fallin Signs Knife Reform

PUMA Bowie 116396 Knife By Dean Weingarten Dean Weingarten Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- On April 27, 2016, Governor Fallin signed the latest in a series of knife reform bills. The bill, HB1159, will go into effect on 1 November, 2016. The infringement on the carry of knifes dates back to early statehood at the beginning of the “progressive” era. Text of the 1921 Oklahoma Criminal Code, pages 523 to 525, shows that specifically named knives were forbidden for most people to carry. It seems tha...
Tags: Guns, Department Of Defense, Arizona, Puma, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, Fallin, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Dean Weingarten Dean Weingarten Arizona Ammoland, Doug Ritter, Knife Laws


Knife Rights Welcomes Legal Aid Society’s Amicus Brief in NYC Civil Rights Lawsuit

Knife Rights is the ONE getting it DONE™ We are Rewriting Knife Law in America™ KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ –-(Ammoland.com) – The Legal Aid Society, the oldest and largest private non-profit legal services agency in the nation and New York’s primary public defender, yesterday filed an Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) Brief in support of Knife Rights’ long-running Civil Rights Lawsuit against New York City and District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr.Knife Rights Chairman Doug Ritter said, “The...
Tags: New York, Guns, New York City, America, Society, New York State, Gilbert, Manhattan Click, Cyrus Vance Jr, Legal Aid Society, Katherine B Forrest, United States Courthouse, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Knife Laws


Knife Rights LegalBlade – World’s First Knife Law App

Available Now for Android, iPhone & iPad Knives KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights Foundation has recently added 40 more cities to its groundbreaking LegalBlade App – Knife Laws in America.LegalBlade is the world’s first knife law app!LegalBlade provides guidance at your fingertips to the knife laws in all 50 states, the District of Columbia and 42 cities in the U.S. with restrictive knife laws.Knife Rights Founder and Chairman Doug Ritter notes, “While Knife Right...
Tags: Google, America, District Of Columbia, Mobile App, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Knife Laws, App's, Gilbert AZ AmmoLand com Knife Rights Foundation, Knife Rights Founder


West Virginia Permitless Carry Bill that Includes Knives Passed Veto Override Success

West Virginia Permitless Carry Bill that Includes Knives Passed Veto Override Successful KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- The Knife Rights supported West Virginia Permitless (Constitutional) Carry bill, HB 4145, that was vetoed by the governor was overridden by the legislature this past weekend.It will now become law effective in 90 days after passage, on or about June 3 . The new law allows West Virginians 21 years old and older, who are not prohibited persons, to carry...
Tags: America, West Virginia, Legislation, Arizona, Wisconsin, Gun Rights, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Gilbert AZ Ammoland, Knife Laws, Grassroots Knife Owners Organization


West Virginia Permitless Carry Bill That Includes Knives Passed and Vetoed

Veto Override Vote Expected; Complimentary Knife Rights Knife Law Preemption Bill Filed West Virginia KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ -(AmmoLand.com)- The Knife Rights supported West Virginia Permitless (Constitutional) Carry bill, HB 4145, was passed by the legislature by a majority sufficient to override a veto and has been vetoed by Governor Tomblin, as threatened.A veto override vote, requiring only a simple majority, is anticipated in short order. HB 4541 would allow West Virginians 21 y...
Tags: America, West Virginia, Arizona, Wisconsin, Gilbert, Tomblin, Gun Rights News, Concealed Carry, Knife Rights, Knife Laws, Knife Bills, Rupert Phillips Jr, Grassroots Knife Owners Organization


Knife Rights Georgia Knife Law Reform Bill Introduced

Knife Rights Georgia Knife Law Reform Bill Introduced KnifeRights.org Gilbert, AZ –-(Ammoland.com)- Georgia State Senator Bill Heath has introduced Knife Rights’ Georgia Knife Law Reform bill, SB 405, that would increase the legal carry length of a knife blade in the state from 5.5 inches to 12 inches.Sen. Heath was the sponsor of Knife Rights’ Georgia Knife Law Preemption bill that was enacted in 2012.Efforts to completely eliminate the carry length limit have been stymied due to the mann...
Tags: Georgia, Georgia State, Bill Heath, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Gilbert AZ Ammoland, America s Grassroots Knife Owners Organization, Knife Laws, Sen Heath


WI: DOJ Interpretation of Knife Reform in Wisconsin

By Dean Weingarten Wisconsin   Dean Weingarten Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- The Wisconsin Department of Justice has issued some interpretations of the knife reform law that went into effect last week.  It reaffirms expectations, but there are a couple of interesting twists.  It has gone out to peace officers as a pdf file, so I do not have a link.From Updates to Wisconsin Weapons Laws, 2/8/16:One interesting point is that merely carrying a concealed knife is not sufficient grounds for a Terr...
Tags: Department Of Defense, United States, Arizona, Wisconsin, Department Of Justice, Terry, Wisconsin Department of Justice, Weingarten, Gun Rights News, Dean Weingarten, Gun Watch, University of Wisconsin Pistol Team, Army Research Development Testing, Knife Laws, DOJ Interpretation of Knife Reform