The American Knife & Tool Institute has been the advocacy voice of the entire knife community since 1998, ensuring that Americans will always be able to make, buy, sell, own, carry and use knives and edged tools. AKTI is recognized worldwide as the most respected, credible and accurate source of knife legislation information, legislative input, and industry information. We have a successful, proven record of accomplishments in making effective changes to restrictive knife laws and promoting reasonable and responsible laws and enforcement. AKTI promotes knives as an essential and valuable tool in everyday life. We educate the public, lawmakers and law enforcement about knives, knife safety, knife laws and knife-related issues.
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Instead of running the AKTI monthly fundraising auction in December, we’re asking our members and supporters to give back by donating to The Wounded Warrior Project. More >>
You could win this SOG Gunny Fixed Blade Knife. Join or Renew between January 1 and December 2013. More »
- Dec. 3 — Florida 2014 Knife Preemption Bill
Senator Thad Altman introducing knife preemption legislation in Florida.
- Mule Deer Foundation
- The Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation
- The National Shooting Sports Foundation
AKTI monitors laws and regulations on the national level and in all 50 states. Read about our successes ensuring your right to own, carry and use knives and edged tools.