What most of us know about the penalties of violating knife laws is only the tip of the iceberg of what there can be for consequences. It is prudent for those in the knife community to be aware of the aspects of knife law that often escape our attention. While many of us might know […]
The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) is pleased that HB 1224, which would repeal Washington State’s prohibition on the manufacture, sale, and possession of automatic knives, is set for its first hearing in the House Committee on Civil Rights & Judiciary next week. he legislative session in Washington is very short, so it’s essential […]
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We’re very grateful to Knife Magazine page monthly in their publication so AKTI can provide valuable knife law information to their readers. In the November issue is an examination of how knife laws are reviewed and the different degrees or standards used when considering the constitutionality of laws. Strict Scrutiny is the most rigorous and […]
Data on knife crime in the United States are collected by the federal government and available from the Department of Justice in a program called Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) In the November issue of Knife Magazine, attorney and knife expert Dan Lawson examines “Statistics and Steak Knives” how the data collected lumps many items into […]