Manhattan DA Cyrus Vance’s Anti-Cut Crusade

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I don’t know if any of you have heard, but Manhattan, New York, DA Cyrus Vance is writing his own version of the law concerning gravity knives. He has included box cutters and lockbacks in the definition, which not only is patently false but irresponsibility bordering on the criminal. His recent (June 17) “investigation” of retail knife stores in Manhattan resulted in scores of knives being confiscated from 14 retail locations and the “offending” stores were forced to pay $1.9 million in fines and participate in a campaign educating consumers on “illegal” knives or else face prosecution. And now he is going after e-tailers outside of Manhattan who sell “illegal” knives to Manhattan residents.

Vance is a menace and must be stopped! Contact anyone and everyone you know in Manhattan and tell them to get this clown out of office. Also, contact KnifeRights.org and AKTI.org and join the pro-knife fight.


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If Vance can do this, DAs in other jurisdictions can, too–maybe even yours!

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