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?

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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Alaska Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any knife, if 21 years old or older Legal to Carry Concealed Any knife, if 21 years old or older; duty to inform law enforcement, see below Alaska Knife Law Overview Alaska is in so many ways the last of America’s frontiers; a harsh, …

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North Dakota 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 with Permit • Knives including those categorized as “dangerous weapons.” See below. North Dakota Knife Law Overview Compared to its southerly cousin, North Dakota is the weak sister when it comes to carry of knives and …

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Washington Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any knife is nominally allowed, see below Legal to Carry Concealed Statutes unclear; potentially no knife allowed for concealed carry Illegal to Possess Switchblades and gravity knives; assisted opening okay Washington Knife Law Overview Washington State is an exemplar of restrictive laws on the …

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Texas Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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The Essentials Legal to Carry Openly Any knife, some length restrictions by location Legal to Carry Concealed Any knife, some length restrictions by location Texas Knife Law Overview Texas is an extremely friendly state for knife owners, especially in light of some legislation that passed with the purpose of streamlining …

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Louisiana Knife Laws: What You Need to Know

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Legal to Carry Openly Any Knife Legal to Carry Concealed Any Knife Except Automatic Knife “Switchblades”Does not apply to assisted opening, gravity and other one-hand operation knives. Louisiana Knife Law Overview Louisiana is a highly knife-friendly state with only a single class restriction on the type of blade you can …

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