Repeal the 1958 Federal Switchblade Act
If an auto is legal to possess in your state, you should be able to buy the legal knife you want.
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Encourage the next generation of knife users
Teach about knives as valuable tools
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Knife Users
Carry your knives with confidence
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Knife Industry
Ensure your ability to make and sell knives
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Know the knife laws where you live, work and travel
Carry your knives with confidence
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We are the responsible, credible voice and advocate for the knife community Working with our diverse, knowledgeable membership, we educate the public, lawmakers, law enforcement and the entire knife community about knives, knife safety, knife laws and knife industry related issues. We partner with legislators, law enforcement and other organizations to advocate for common sense knife laws and regulations that are both responsible and reasonable, and consistent enforcement. We believe knives are critically essential and valuable tools in our daily and recreational lives.