Blade length restrictions add to the confusion of knife laws, law interpretation, and how to stay compliant in your own community, state, and when traveling. In the October issue of Knife Magazine, attorney and knife expert Dan Lawson examines “The Long and Short of It” regarding blade length restrictions in various states. Knife carry restrictions […]
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“My bill will repeal an archaic provision in our law and bring it in line with nearly every other state in the nation by allowing for the manufacture, sale, use and possession of automatic knives,” Causer said. “This is a commonsense solution that will be good for Pennsylvania knife owners and good for Pennsylvania knife manufacturers like W. R. Case & Sons.”
As earlier announced in Knife Magazine’s October 2021 issue, AKTI has been working on legislation to revise Pennsylvania state knife laws. Representative Martin Causer has introduced HB1929, which AKTI worked closely with him to draft. More news to follow on the support we have been able to rally for this legislation to allow automatic knife […]
How knives used in the outdoor activities of hunting, trapping, and fishing are treated in state knife laws is examined by attorney and knife expert Dan Lawson in the September issue of Knife Magazine. The fact that New York State has exempted automatic knives for sporting and fur harvest activities should give significant credibility to […]
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