New laws in three states target mammoth ivory—ivory of an animal that has been extinct for several millennia—elephant ivory or both for bans.
Wayne Goddard, BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall-Of-Fame® member, ABS master smith and long-time BLADE® Magazine field editor, has passed away.
Benchmade founder and BLADE Magazine Cutlery Hall of Fame® member, Les de Asis, is stepping down as head of day-to-day operations of the Oregon City-based knife company.
Knife bans disproportionately impact people of color and minority populations, putting people in prison for years for merely possessing an everyday knife.
Msg. Kim Breed (retired), a long-time field editor for BLADE best known for his knife reviews, will partner with DoubleStar Corp. to produce knives for that company's Edged Weapon line.
The late R. Lee "The Gunny" Ermey is best known for his role in "Full Metal Jacket," but he was also a dedicated knife enthusiast. Read his interview with BLADE about knives and his career here.