The Late R. Lee Ermey: “I Was Basically a Stand-Up Comic”

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.
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Canadian Knife Retailer on Import Ban: Who Are We Protecting?

The owner of a knife retail store in Alberta, Canada, says that import restrictions on folding knives hurts not only her business, but also the ability of first responders to do their important work.
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Analysis: London Murder Count Overtakes NYC for First Time

Stabbings propelled London's murder total beyond New York City's in early 2018. Here's why it matters when it comes to knife laws, racial bias and effective policing.
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When Knife Restrictions Collide with Religious Freedom

Restrictions on the public carry of knives can have an unintended consequence. Sikhs, who carry daggers called kirpans as part of their faith, are prohibited from openly practicing their religion.
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Notorious Knife Prosecutor Allegedly Turned Blind Eye to Weinstein Accusations

The Manhattan district attorney notorious for his "gravity knife" prosecutions is now being investigated for apparently turning a blind eye to a 2015 sexual assault allegation against disgraced Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein.
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Knife News Wire 3/12/18 – Experiment: An Entire Month Without a Knife?

Is it possible to go an entire month without using a knife? One knifemaker is putting down his blades to find out.
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U.S. Knife Advocacy Group Working to Overturn Canadian Ban on Imported Knives

The American Knife & Tool Institute (AKTI) has been actively working since mid-January with Canadian stakeholders towards a solution to the recent ruling by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT)