AKTI Introduces Freedom of Commerce Act

Will repeal the Federal Switchblade Act of 1958, and allow knife owners to purchase any automatic knife legal in their state. Read more

We sincerely thank Senator Mike Crapo, ID, for introducing our legislation today that will repeal the Federal Switchblade Act of 1958 (15 U.S.C. § 1241 – 1244) and allow consumers to purchase any automatic knife legal in their state, regardless of where it was manufactured. The legislation will also remove burdensome prohibitions on free trade, interstate commerce, and consumer choice.

(Pictured Senator Mike Crapo with Jan Billeb, AKTI Executive Director, and CJ Buck, President Buck Knives and AKTI)

What does the Federal Switchblade Act really prohibit and what will the Freedom of Commerce Act do?

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