(June 1, 2014) – American Knife & Tool Institute announces South Carolina Representative Mike Pitts will be speaking at their Legislative Update Meeting during the Blade Show and International Cutlery Fair on Sunday at 10am in room 103.
An avid sportsman and former police officer, Rep. Pitts serves as president of the Executive Council of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s Caucuses (NASC). The Executive Council plays a critical role in protecting hunting and fishing rights and preserving our conservation heritage. He has represented District 14 in the South Carolina House of Representatives since 2002 and recently introduced legislation at the request of AKTI to ensuring consistency in knife regulations in South Carolina.
Rep. Pitts’ talk is entitled “How to communicate with your State Legislators” and will explain how to effectively convey your concerns to state representatives to ensure they are heard and taken seriously.
During the show attendees are encouraged to stop by AKTI booth #162 to discuss their knife issues with AKTI board members, and to receive a free gift. Rep. Pitts will be available at the booth from 2 pm-4 pm on Saturday.
“The American Knife & Tool Institute is very pleased to work with legislators such as Rep. Mike Pitts who appreciate the value of knives as tools in Americans’ daily lives.” – AKTI President Bill Rackowski
Read more about Rep. Pitts working with AKTI to change South Carolina knife laws.