Annual Online Fundraising Auction Unique custom and collectible knives, out-of-stock items, kitchen knives, and vacation getaways are available! Free to Carry is AKTI’s largest annual fundraiser, with proceeds used to advocate for reasonable, rational knife laws and to ensure Americans can make, carry, and use the tool that best fits their needs. Individuals will have […]
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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A recent decision by the U.S. Supreme Court in the case of New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v Bruen pertaining to the restrictive New York State law governing handgun carry permits will likely impact knife laws and prosecutions for those accused of violations. The court ruled that the need for concealed carry […]
Whether a pocket clip showing is considered concealed or open carry is an ongoing controversy. This is especially a problem in states where concealment makes a difference in violating knife laws. And, the problem extends beyond a pocket in your jeans to knives clipped to a pulse or bag. Learn more in attorney and knife […]
For the American Knife and Tool Institute, attending the annual Blade Show in Atlanta is much like returning for the first day of school. We know we’re going to see old friends. We’re hopeful we’re going to make new friends. And we’re energized by the prospect that we’ll learn something fresh and innovative. The 2022 […]
The American Knife and Tool Institute (AKTI) is proud to announce recent changes to its Board of Regents, being joined by three new company representatives and retaining proven leadership in the Vice President position.