Knives from renowned custom makers including Ed Fowler, Lucas Burnley, Tony Bose, Philip Booth, Mathew Lerch, Richard Rogers, Brian Tighe, Tom Mayo, Ken Onion, and Joe Caswell will be on live auction at the American Knife & Tool Institute’s (AKTI) fundraiser on Friday evening, June 7th, in Atlanta, Georgia.
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Third Time is the Charm! Governor Cuomo signs New York State gravity knife reform legislation.
“The Freedom of Commerce Act would remove one of the many federal regulatory burdens that have hindered manufacturing growth, interstate commerce and consumer practices for far too long. I thank AKTI for its partnership on this effort.”
Leading brands including W.R. Case, CRKT, Benchmade, Boker USA, Schrade, Fox Knives, SOG Knives & Tools, and WE Knife, plus sales organization, The Evans Group, have stepped up to generously sponsor the nonprofit’s “Free to Carry” event at the Blade Show.
Obtaining a protection for law-abiding knife travelers has been a long-term goal and initiative of the American Knife & Tool Institute,