AKTI’s language regarding bias toward closure enacted in Texas.
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Kansas enacts AKTI’s bias toward closure language.
Hugh Carnes of Tennessee won a drawing for a one-of-a-kind Kershaw SpecBump at the 2010 SHOT Show Monday. The knife was the grand prize in a drawing open to all new or renewing members from May 15 to December 30, 2009.
Actual changes made to the Federal Switchblade Act, with language as suggested by AKTI, as signed into law by President Obama on October 29, 2009.
It’s Law! AKTI successfully fought a proposed U.S. Customs re-definition of switchblades that would have included all folding knives, impacted interstate commerce and made de facto criminals of millions of knife owners. This timeline shows all AKTI activity in the fight since the Customs proposal was made May 21, 2009.