Possession In New York City, open view carry of any knife is prohibited, unless being used for a lawful purpose under certain exceptions including “when such knife (a) is being used for or transported immediately to or from a place where it is used for hunting, fishing, camping, hiking, picnicking or any employment, trade or […]
In New York State, a person is guilty of criminal possession of a weapon in the fourth degree when “he possesses any firearm, electronic dart gun, electronic stun gun, gravity knife, switchblade knife, pilum ballistic knife, metal knuckle knife, [or certain other itemized types of ‘per se’ weapons].” See New York Penal Law (“P.L.”) §265.01(1) […]
Legislative successes, an expanded Board of Regents, publication of a new brochure and an expanded website were among the highlights of the AKTI’s Annual Meeting held at the Blade Show and International Cutlery Fair® in Atlanta.
The American Knife and Tool Institute has increased the size of its Board of Regents as part of an initiative to expand its impact as an advocate to ensure that Americans will always be able to buy, sell own, carry and use knives and edged tools. AKTI was formed in 1998 as a non-profit organization representing all segments of the knife industry and all knife users.
C.J. Buck, a founder and current Board member of the American Knife & Tool Institute, will speak about the Outdoor Writers Association of America’s efforts “to clarify state and federal knife law” at the organization’s annual conference June 10.