In this year of uncertainty, pandemic and general craziness, we need to remember to stop and be thankful. There is a lot to be grateful for in the knife community.
This is where you’ll find the latest AKTI News and the latest news in the knife industry. AKTI News includes information about the legislation and regulations we are either proactively introducing to remove knife restrictions or clarify laws or are monitoring to watch for issues that need action. You’ll also find out about the many other educational and other efforts of our organization to promote knives as fundamental, valuable tools.
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Reform of the knife law in Ohio has been a high priority for the American Knife & Tool Institute. The laws have been complex and unclear, and limiting to economic opportunities for knife businesses.
For most of us who live in the U.S. there are at least two constitutions that pertain to the subject of what arms we may possess or keep and how we may carry or bear these arms. Many seem to ignore the state constitutions and misunderstand the Second Amendment to the U.S. Constitution as applying […]
It is the mission of AKTI to maintain the distinction between the simple possession of a knife and criminal behavior or unlawful use of a knife. “Circumstances of possession” is often and un-constitutionally invoked to obscure that distinction.
Observing National Hunting and Fishing Day by taking someone hunting or fishing for the first time should include teaching them proper knife safety.