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by critter
Thu Mar 26, 2020 7:46 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: WV Knife Law Preemption Bill Signed by Governor
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Knife Rights: WV Knife Law Preemption Bill Signed by Governor

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.[/B] WARNING: The new l...
by critter
Fri Mar 13, 2020 8:35 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: Michigan Knife Rights Act Passes House
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Knife Rights: Michigan Knife Rights Act Passes House

Knife Rights’ Michigan Knife Law Preemption bill, HB 5286 , the “Michigan Knife Rights Act,” was passed by the House with a bipartisan vote of 71-36. It will now move to the Senate. Thanks to all who used Knife Rights’ Legislative Action Center to email their legislators. We will let you know when ...
by critter
Tue Mar 10, 2020 11:50 am
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Topic: URGENT ACTION ALERT-EMAIL TODAY MI Knife Law Preemption Bill Passes House Judiciary
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URGENT ACTION ALERT-EMAIL TODAY MI Knife Law Preemption Bill Passes House Judiciary

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 Act...
by critter
Mon Mar 09, 2020 8:19 am
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Topic: Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Dies in House…Again
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Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Dies in House…Again

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 vo...
by critter
Sat Feb 29, 2020 7:05 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: WA & WV Bills Pass Critical Hearings
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Knife Rights: WA & WV Bills Pass Critical Hearings

The 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. Next step would be a vote by the full House. We will let you know when it is time to contact House members....
by critter
Thu Feb 27, 2020 3:48 pm
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Topic: URGENT ACTION ALERT: Knife Rights Michigan Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing - EMAIL TODAY!
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URGENT ACTION ALERT: Knife Rights Michigan Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing - EMAIL TODAY!

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 M...
by critter
Sun Feb 23, 2020 12:55 pm
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Topic: Knife Rights URGENT ACTION ALERT! WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Hearing - EMAIL TODAY!
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Knife Rights URGENT ACTION ALERT! WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Hearing - EMAIL TODAY!

The Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782 , which passed the Senate 46-1, 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 Com...
by critter
Wed Feb 19, 2020 7:33 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: WA "Spring Blade" Knife Ban Repeal Passes Senate
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Knife Rights: WA "Spring Blade" Knife Ban Repeal Passes Senate

The Washington "Spring Blade" Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782 , which passed the Senate last year and ran out of time in the House, is back! Today it once again passed in the Senate by a vote of 46-1. This is the same overwhelming bipartisan vote as last year. The bill now moves to the House. Thanks...
by critter
Thu Feb 13, 2020 9:49 am
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Topic: ACTION ALERT! WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Set for Senate Vote
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ACTION ALERT! WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Set for Senate Vote

The Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782 , that didn’t receive a House floor vote last year as time ran out after passing the Senate and its House committee, has been sent to the floor for a vote by the full Senate in the coming days. If you live, work or travel to Washington, p...
by critter
Wed Feb 05, 2020 9:27 am
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Topic: URGENT ACTION ALERT: WV Knife Law Preemption Bill To Floor Vote EMAIL TODAY!
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URGENT ACTION ALERT: WV Knife Law Preemption Bill To Floor Vote EMAIL TODAY!

West Virginia SB 96 that would expand the state's firearms preemption statute to include "deadly weapons," including knives, was passed out of the Judiciary Committee with an overwehlming bipartisan vote of 16-1. It now heads to the Senate floor for a vote. Use Knife Rights' Legislative Action Cent...
by critter
Sat Jan 18, 2020 7:46 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: WV House Companion Knife Law Preemption Bill Introduced
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Knife Rights: WV House Companion Knife Law Preemption Bill Introduced

The West Virginia House companion bill that would enact Knife Law Preemption in the state, HB 4376, has been introduced by sponsor Delegate Chris Phillips with bipartisan co-sponsors Delegates Dean Jeffries, Amy Summers, Erikka Storch, Joe Jeffries, Larry Kump, Tom Fast, Randal Swartzmiller, Jason B...
by critter
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:46 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Bill Reintroduced
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Knife Rights: WA “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal Bill Reintroduced

The Washington “Spring Blade” Knife Ban Repeal bill, SB 5782, that didn’t receive a House floor vote last year as time ran out after passing the Senate and its House committee, has been “reintroduced and retained in present status.” What this means is that a Senator can now pull the bill to the Sen...
by critter
Fri Jan 17, 2020 8:41 am
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Topic: Knife Rights: West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Bill Passed First Hearing
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Knife Rights: West Virginia Knife Law Preemption Bill Passed First Hearing

West Virginia SB 96 that would expand the state's firearms preemption statute to include "deadly weapons," including knives, was passed out of the Senate Government Organization Committee by a voice vote yesterday. It will now go to the Senate Judiciary Committee for consideration. Thanks to all who...
by critter
Thu Jan 16, 2020 7:21 am
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Topic: URGENT ACTION ALERT! EMAIL NOW! WV Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing
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URGENT ACTION ALERT! EMAIL NOW! WV Knife Law Preemption Bill Hearing

We have just been notified that West Virginia SB 96 that would expand the state’s firearms preemption statute to include “deadly weapons,” including knives, is scheduled for THIS AFTERNOON, Thursday, Jan. 16. Use Knife Rights’ Legislative Action Center to send the Senate Government Organization Com...
by critter
Sun Sep 01, 2019 3:27 pm
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Topic: Repeal of TX Bans on Tomahawks & Trench Knives + Strengthened Preemption Law Effective Sept. 1
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Repeal of TX Bans on Tomahawks & Trench Knives + Strengthened Preemption Law Effective Sept. 1

Knife Rights supported HB 446 , repealing the Texas ban on carry of clubs* (including tomahawks) and possession of knuckles (including trench knives and the like), takes effect September 1. NOTE: A Trench Knife, or similar, with a blade over 5.5-inches will be considered [URL='https://kniferights.o...
by critter
Fri Aug 23, 2019 2:15 pm
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Topic: Celebrate National Knife Day and Win a Custom Gravity Knife!
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Celebrate National Knife Day and Win a Custom Gravity Knife!

Saturday, August 24th, is National Knife Day and Knife Rights is celebrating our continuing success Rewriting Knife Law in America™ with the opportunity for you to WIN a John Gray Custom Graviton Gravity Knife generously donated by John. With Knife Rights’ recent repeal of the Gravity Knife Ban in ...
by critter
Thu Aug 08, 2019 8:06 am
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Topic: NY Giveth & NY Taketh – New NY Knife Ban Signed Into Law
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: NY Giveth & NY Taketh – New NY Knife Ban Signed Into Law

I notified all of the top tier martial artists that I follow on Facebook. I do not know what they have in their bags...and I'll have to go through my own bag to see what I have, but I'm not traveling to NY. Folks outside the Rotten Apple may be safe, but given NYC's "creative" interpretations of ot...
by critter
Wed Aug 07, 2019 6:20 pm
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Topic: NY Giveth & NY Taketh – New NY Knife Ban Signed Into Law
Replies: 5
Views: 456

Re: NY Giveth & NY Taketh – New NY Knife Ban Signed Into Law

Interesting. I don't own any "undetectable" knives. I DO own rubber and flexible plastic trainers for martial arts! These fools are going to be jailing martial artists for no reason!!! Get a hold of the dojos in NY and let them know. Spread the word by flier or mailing. This is an abomination. Sinc...
by critter
Wed Aug 07, 2019 3:20 pm
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Topic: NY Giveth & NY Taketh – New NY Knife Ban Signed Into Law
Replies: 5
Views: 456

NY Giveth & NY Taketh – New NY Knife Ban Signed Into Law

While we were successful in repealing New York’s Gravity Knife Ban in an effort to solve the problems with New York City’s unconstitutional enforcement scheme against possessors of common folding knives, we were unable to stop another irrational knife ban from being put in place. Governor Cuomo has...

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