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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: Bill to Make Bowie Official Knife of Texas Introduced

Knife Rights: Bill to Make Bowie Official Knife of Texas Introduced U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Texas Representative (now Senator) Drew Springer has introduced House Concurrent Resolution HCR1 that would designate the Bowie Knife as the official state knife of Texas. This is a corrected version of HCR 86 that passed with bipartisan support in 2019, but which Governor Abbott vetoed because it contained an obvious historical error. At the time, Gov. Abbott said, ““This is the kind of resolution th...
Tags: Texas, Guns, America, Second Amendment, Abbott, Bowie, Legislature, Natchez Mississippi, Drew Springer, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Jim Bowie, Knife Bills, Bowie Knife, Gov Abbott, Texas Heritage Bowie


Knife Rights’ Texas Location Restricted Knife Law Reform Bill Introduced

Knife Rights' Texas Location Restricted Knife Law Reform Bill Introduced U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Long time Texas Knife Rights sponsor Representative Harold Dutton has introduced HB 956 that would remove from statute a number of places where Location-Restricted Knives are banned. The locations being removed includes restaurants and bars that derive 51% of their income from sale or service of alcoholic beverages, amusement parks and places of religious worship. In 2013 Knife Rights’ repeal of ...
Tags: Texas, Guns, America, Knives, San Antonio, Second Amendment, Capitol, University of Texas, Corpus Christi, Harold Dutton, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Knife Bills, Knife Bans, Texas Knife Rights, Knife Law 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


Biden vs. Trump vs. Your Knife Rights

Biden vs. Trump vs. Your Knife Rights U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- As a nonpartisan organization, with members and supporters of all political persuasions, Knife Rights has made it our policy not to endorse candidates, but we obviously still have an abiding interest in seeing politicians elected that respect knife owners and our interests. Moreover, since founding we have unabashedly been a Second Amendment organization, focused on protecting our right to own and carry knives, or whatever arms so...
Tags: Texas, Guns, Supreme Court, California, Court, America, Joe Biden, Biden, California Supreme Court, Donald Trump, Kamala Harris, Second Amendment, Trump, HARRIS, National Rifle Association, Roberts


Knife Rights Freedom’s Steel Supporting NRA-ILA Auctioned for $35,000!

Knife Rights Freedom's Steel Supporting NRA-ILA Auctioned for $35,000! U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights' Freedom's Steel IX – Liberty's Edge SOLD for $35,000! ALL proceeds, including the buyer's premium, will go to National Rifle Association's Institute for Legislative Action (NRA-ILA). Congratulations and much thanks to the new owner whose high bid will help elect Second Amendment supporters in this critical election. “Our Second Amendment freedoms have never been at such risk as they a...
Tags: Texas, Guns, America, Damascus, Second Amendment, Nra, Election 2020, Nashville Tennessee, NRA-ILA, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Freedom s Steel, Johnny Stout, Julie Warenski Erikson, Bladesmith Véronique Laurent


Knife Rights: Amicus Brief Filed in Hawaii Butterfly Knife Second Amendment Case

Knife Rights: Amicus Brief Filed in Hawaii Butterfly Knife Second Amendment Case U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- While the COVID-19 pandemic has interrupted almost all legislative efforts this year, Knife Rights continues its efforts to serve our knife community and Rewrite Knife Law in America. Knife Rights Foundation today announced the filing of an important in a Second Amendment lawsuit currently before the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit. The case, captioned Teter v. Conn...
Tags: Guns, Hawaii, PAC, District Of Columbia, San Diego County, Second Amendment, State, U S Supreme Court, Ninth Circuit, Teter, The Foundation, Heller, FPC, United States Court of Appeals, Connors, FPPC


Knife Rights Celebrates National Knife Day!

National Knife Day 2020 U.S.A. –-(AmmoLand.com)- August 24th is National Knife Day and Knife Rights wishes all knife owners the very best on this celebration of all things knives. National Knife Day is a time to remember that while knives are tools used by millions of Americans at home, work and while recreating, sometimes they are also tools used as arms in order to protect one's person or loved ones. In some areas of the country, they are the most effective legal self-defense alternative to...
Tags: Guns, America, Knives, Second Amendment, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, National Knife Day, About Knife Rights Knife Rights www KnifeRights


Hogue Knives and Damasteel Donate Ultimate Steel Spectacular $1K Donation Knives

Hogue Knives and Damasteel Donate Ultimate Steel Spectacular $1K Donation Knives U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Hogue Knife Rights, America's foremost advocacy organization for knife owners, is proud to announce that Hogue Knives, this time with support from Damasteel, has taken it up a notch with their fifth limited edition $1,000 Donation Bonus Knife generously donated for Knife Rights' Ultimate Steel Spectacular annual fundraiser. Each donor who contributed $1,000 in the Ultimate Steel before th...
Tags: Guns, America, Damascus, Loki, Aaron, Patrick, Neil, Hogue, OTF, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Allen Elishewitz, Knife Rights Founder, Hogue Inc, Hogue Knives


Knife Rights Teams Up with U.S. LawShield – Protect Yourself!

Knife Rights Teams Up with U.S. LawShield – Protect Yourself! U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-  Knife Rights, America's foremost advocacy organization for knife owners, is proud to team up with U.S. LawShield which offers legal defense protection for those who have a justified self-defense incident regardless of the legal weapon used; knife, gun, club or any other. What if you used your knife for self-defense instead of, or back-up to, a firearm? What if a knife was the only legal choice available to...
Tags: Legal, Guns, America, District Of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Edc, Gun Rights News, Self Defense, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Self Defense Insurance, Lawshield, U S LawShield, USLawShield Ritter, Legal Defense for Self Defense


Knife Rights’ Freedom’s Steel – Liberty’s Edge Automatic Knife Supporting NRA-ILA

Knife Rights’ Freedom's Steel – Liberty's Edge Automatic Knife Supporting NRA-ILA U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- With the generous support of our collaborators, Knife Rights has donated Freedom's Steel IX – Liberty's Edge Double Action Automatic Knife, a one-of-a-kind custom-crafted knife by Texas knifemaker, Johnny Stout, with Julie Warenski-Erikson engraving and a feather Damascus blade by Master Bladesmith Véronique Laurent, to the National Rifle Association’s Institute for Legislative Action (NR...
Tags: Texas, Guns, America, Damascus, Nra, Nashville Tennessee, Gun Rights News, NRA-ILA, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Johnny Stout, Knife Rights ' Freedom 's Steel, Knife Rights ' Freedom s Steel Liberty, Julie Warenski Erikson, Bladesmith Véronique Laurent, NRA ILA Freedom s Steel


Knife Rights Wishes You a Safe and Happy Independence Day!

Knife Rights Wishes You a Safe and Happy Independence Day! U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- In these most difficult times, with some attacking the very foundations of our republic, this weekend we celebrate Independence Day once again. We are reminded that freedom and liberty cannot be taken for granted. We fight every day to ensure that the ideals contained in the Declaration of Independence will continue to guide us, in spite of those who pursue their destruction. We receive emails and calls regul...
Tags: Guns, America, Gun Rights News, Shooting Industry News, Knife Rights, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America


Knife Rights: Amicus Brief Filed in NYC DA’s Effort To Vacate Gravity Knife Decision

Knife Rights: Amicus Brief Filed in NYC DA's Effort To Vacate Gravity Knife Decision U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Today, Knife Rights Foundation, America's foremost public benefit organization dedicated to knives, filed an Amicus Curiae (Friend of the Court) brief opposing District Attorney Cyrus Vance, Jr's appeal and his reprehensible effort to now moot his own appeal and vacate the Federal District Court decision that ruled the “wrist flick test,” used by NYPD and prosecutors to determine if a...
Tags: Guns, Supreme Court, New York City, New York Police Department, Appeals Court, U S Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, The Foundation, Federal District Court, Cyrus Vance Jr, Appellee, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Amicus Brief, Knife Rights Foundation, Amicus Curiae


Knife Rights: West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Takes Effect May 31st

Knife Rights: West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Takes Effect May 31st U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- West Virginia SB 96 that expands the state's firearms preemption statute to include “deadly weapons,” including knives, goes into effect Sunday, May 31st. Preemption prevents enforcement of existing local knife ordinances and prohibits new ordinances, more restrictive than state law which only serves to confuse or entrap law-abiding citizens traveling within or through the state. Knife Rights appre...
Tags: Guns, US, America, West Virginia, Arizona, West Virginia Citizens Defense League, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Charles Trump, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America, Art Thomm, Ian Masters


Knife Rights: Remembrance and Honor on Memorial Day

Knife Rights: Remembrance and Honor on Memorial Day U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Ninety nine years ago the “Buddy Poppy” was adopted as the official remembrance flower of the United States. It was the mission of Moina Michael, an unassuming middle-aged Georgia school teacher to establish the Corn Poppy into a symbol of sacrifice that was originally mentioned in John McCrae's now famous poem, In Flanders Field. First published in December of 1915 in England's Punch, the poem pays tribute to the so...
Tags: England, Guns, US, America, Georgia, United States, Michael, John McCrae, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, RED POPPY, Moina Michael, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America, Buddy Poppy, Corn Poppy


Doug Ritter Introduces Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 ABLE Lock Folder

Doug Ritter Introduces Mini-RSK Mk1-G2 ABLE Lock Folder U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Doug Ritter recalls that about the second or third email he received after announcing the introduction of his acclaimed RSK® Mk1-G2 was a query asking when a “Mini” version would be available. Those sorts of emails, texts and posts have continued unabated. Ritter is pleased to announce that his Mini-RSK® Mk1-G2, manufactured by Hogue, is now available exclusively from KnifeWorks.com. The everyday low price is onl...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, Knife, Gear, Knives, HRC, Edc, Aaron, Patrick, Ritter, Neil, Hogue, Citizens Committee, RSK, Knife Rights


Knife Rights Ultimate Steel Spectacular Launched! Donate to WIN!

Knife Rights Ultimate Steel –2020 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Knife Rights has once again assembled an incredible array of prizes for this year's Ultimate Steel Spectacular including custom, limited edition and production knives, celebrity signed knives, firearms, an African safari and more. Every prize has been generously donated, so 100% of the proceeds supports Knife Rights' legislative initiatives. Additional prizes are still being pledged and received and will be posted as soon as confirmed...
Tags: Guns, America, Springfield Armory, Spyderco, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Kirby Lambert, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America, Ammoland com Knife Rights, Spyderco WE Knife Cold Steel Hogue, SOG Studies and Observations Group


Knife Rights: Knife Manufacturing and Distribution as “Essential Infrastructure?”

Knife Rights: Knife Manufacturing and Distribution as “Essential Infrastructure?” U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-  The recent inclusion of “workers supporting the operation of firearm or ammunition product manufacturers, retailers, importers, distributors, and shooting ranges” in the Department of Homeland Security Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency’s (CISA) Guidance on the Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce highlighted the challenges facing some knife manufacturers, retailers, ...
Tags: Guns, Congress, America, Cisa, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Essential Critical Infrastructure Workforce


Knife Rights: WV Knife Law Preemption Bill Signed by Governor

West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Bill Passed Senate U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- West Virginia SB 96 that expands the state's firearms preemption statute to include “deadly weapons,” including knives, was signed yesterday by Governor Jim Justice. We appreciate Gov. Justice's support for removing these local barriers to law-abiding citizens' right to carry. WARNING: The new law does not become effective until May 31, 2020. Knife Rights appreciates the efforts of SB 96 sponsor Senator Charles...
Tags: Guns, America, West Virginia, Arizona, Wisconsin, Jim, West Virginia Citizens Defense League, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Charles Trump, Art Thomm, Ian Masters


Michigan Knife Law Preemption Bill Passes House Judiciary

Michigan Knife Law Preemption Bill Passes House Judiciary U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Knife Rights' Michigan Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 5286, the “Michigan Knife Rights Act,” was passed out of the House Judiciary Committee with a bipartisan vote of 12-1. It will now be eligible for a vote by the full House. If you are a Michigan resident, please use Knife Rights' Legislative Action Center to ask House members to vote YES on HB 5286: https://kniferights.org/resources/congressweb/#/34 DO IT TO...
Tags: Guns, America, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan, House Judiciary Committee, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Knife Rights Legislative Action Center


Knife Rights: Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Dies in House Again

Knife Rights' Todd Rathner at the Washington State Capitol working SB 5782 U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)-  Despite two years of hard work by all involved and numerous trips to Olympia by Knife Rights Director of Legislative Affairs Todd Rathner, including a last-minute “fire drill” this week to manage proposed floor amendments to the bill, the Washington State House of Representatives again failed to vote on SB 5782, the “Spring Blade” (Switchblade) Knife Ban Repeal bill, before the March 6 cutoff f...
Tags: Guns, Washington, Senate, America, Wisconsin, Nra, Todd, Mike, Olympia, Washington State Capitol, Firearms Policy Coalition, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Todd Rathner, Phil Watson, Washington State House of Representatives


Knife Rights: Michigan Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing Update

Knife Rights: Michigan Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing Update U.S.A. –-(Ammoland.com)- Knife Rights' Michigan Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 5286, the “Michigan Knife Rights Act,” was heard by the House Judiciary Committee today. Knife Rights' Director of Legislative Affairs Todd Rathner testified in support of the bill.  He was able to answer all the members' questions. The Democrat minority Vice-Chair, Rep. Beau LaFave, related a story about a knife possession case he defended as an attorn...
Tags: Guns, America, Aclu, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan, House Judiciary Committee, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Todd Rathner, Knife Rights Legislative Action Center, Beau LaFave


West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Bill PASSED! – On To Governor

West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Bill Passed – On To Governor USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- West Virginia SB 96 that would expand the state’s firearms preemption statute to include “deadly weapons,” including knives, was passed by the House 81-17. It now heads to Governor Jim Justice for his consideration. Preemption prevents enforcement of existing local knife ordinances and prohibits new ordinances, more restrictive than state law which only serves to confuse or entrap law-abiding citizens trav...
Tags: Usa, Guns, US, America, West Virginia, House, Arizona, Wisconsin, Jim Justice, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America


Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Passed by House Judiciary Committee

Switchblade USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights: Washington state “Spring Blade” (Switchblade) Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782, was reported out the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee by a 12-3 vote with a  “do pass” recommendation.  The next step would be a vote by the full House. We will let you know when it is time to contact House members. Thanks to the hundreds of Washingtonians who used the Knife Rights' Legislative Action Center to email the committee members. It had a huge impac...
Tags: Guns, Washington, US, America, House, Wisconsin, House Judiciary Committee, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Nevada Oklahoma Tennessee Texas, Knife Rights Legislative Action Center, House Civil Rights Judiciary Committee, Christine Kilduff, Morgan Irwin, About Knife Rights Knife Rights is America


ACTION ALERT: Knife Rights MI Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing

ACTION ALERT: Knife Rights MI Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- Knife Rights' Michigan Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 5286, the “Michigan Knife Rights Act,” is  scheduled for a hearing next Tuesday, March 3rd, at 9:00 AM in the House Judiciary Committee. If you live, work or travel to Michigan please use Knife Rights' Legislative Action Center to ask Committee Members to vote YES on HB 5286: https://kniferights.org/resources/congressweb/#/34 DO IT TODAY and help us push...
Tags: Usa, Guns, America, Arizona, Wisconsin, Michigan, House Judiciary Committee, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Knife Rights Legislative Action Center, Knife Rights MI Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing


ACTION ALERT! WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Hearing

ACTION ALERT! WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Hearing USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- The Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782, which passed the Senate 46-1 last week, has been scheduled for a hearing in the House Civil Rights & Judiciary Committee on Tuesday, Feb. 25. If you live, work or travel to Washington, please use Knife Rights’ Legislative Action Center to ask Committee Members to vote YES on SB5782: kniferights.org/resources/congressweb/#/26 Write Today and help us pu...
Tags: Usa, Guns, Washington, Senate, America, Wisconsin, Gun Rights News, Knife Rights, Doug Ritter, Nevada Oklahoma Tennessee Texas, House Civil Rights Judiciary Committee, Knife Rights ' Legislative Action Center