Opinion

Various opinion articles about survival, politics, legislation and other aspects related to preparedness. These are perspectives that people may not necessarily resonate with yours, but who doesn’t like thought-provoking pieces?

Alabama Trespassing Laws: What You Need to Know

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Understanding trespassing laws is essential for preppers. If you have a big or a small parcel somewhere you are using as a bug-out location, are living in the middle of a large expanse to keep away from people or planning on travelling cross-country “just in case” you need to know …

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Michigan Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any Knife Illegal to Carry Concealed, including in vehicle Fixed blade knivesDaggersDirksStilettosOut-the-Front (OTF) double-edged automatics/switchblades Michigan Knife Law Overview Michigan is a fairly permissible state for knife owners, hampered only by a few odd discretionary laws restricting the concealed carry of the entire category …

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Maine Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Illegal to Carry Concealed Bowie knifeDirkStiletto Legal to Carry Openly Potentially any knife, some concern over statutory language, see below. Maine Knife Law Overview Despite some recent advances in cleaning up their legislation of spurious and outdated knife laws, as well as legalizing switchblade knives wholesale, Maine is …

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Wyoming Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any kind of knife Legal to Carry Concealed Potentially any knife, restrictions apply see below. Legal to Carry Concealed with Permit Any kind of knife Wyoming Knife Law Overview Wyoming is a sparsely populate state that still espouses and admires rugged individualism, so it …

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Ohio Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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WARNING: This article is not to be treated as legal advice. The author is not an attorney. Neither this website, its principals, owners, operators, contractors or employees, or the author of this article, claim any criminal or civil liability resulting from injury, death or legal action resulting from the use …

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Arizona Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any kind of knife Legal to Carry Concealed Any pocket knife, see discussion below Arizona Knife Law Overview Arizona appears to be one of the least restrictive states in the Union when it comes to the carry of knives, the only question mark being …

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Montana Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Concealed or Openly Any kind of knife; last of prohibitions removed from legislation as of April 2019. Montana Knife Law Overview Montana is one of the friendliest states for knife carry since ongoing revisions of their knife law began in 2017. As of April 2019, …

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Utah Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

The Essentials Legal to Open Carry Any knife Legal to Carry Concealed Any knife except a “dangerous weapon.” See below for details. Utah Knife Law Overview Utah’s knife laws are a complete mess, a quagmire of unclear restrictions of any given knife depending not on any specific design, characteristic, action …

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Kentucky Knife Laws: Here’s What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Concealed with no Permit “ Ordinary pocket knife ” “ Hunting knife” Legal to Carry Openly Any knife Legal to Carry Concealed with Permit Any knife that is not a “ordinary pocket knife” or “hunting knife” with a concealed carry deadly weapons permit.*** (see below) …

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Idaho Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any knife Legal to Carry Concealed Without a Permit Any knife with a blade of four inches or less that is not a: dirk, dagger or bowie knife Legal to Carry Concealed with a Permit Any knife Idaho Knife Law Overview Idaho is another …

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