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Pocket Knife Ban

The lamestream media told you:

Nothing.

The Uninvited Ombudsman notes however that:

Hawaii, the island paradise that has long been a haven for tyrannical government denial of civil rights, with virtual bans on the Second Amendment, has introduced a bill to ban pocket knives of any type. Knives are theoretically protected under the Second Amendment, whose careful wording protects "arms" and not just firearms.

No criminal activity or intent is required. Mere possession of the private property is all that's needed, if the bill passes.

Senate Bill 126 defines a pocket knife as "a knife with a blade that folds into the handle and which is suitable for carrying in the pocket." Blade length doesn't matter. The bill then proposes that "Any person who knowingly manufactures, sells, transfers, possesses, or transports a pocket knife in the State shall be guilty of a misdemeanor."

It adds that, once enacted, "no person shall import or manufacture pocket knives into the State for the purpose of selling or distributing pocket knives." No criminal charges have been filed against the people proposing the blatantly anti-rights law, who have no legitimate delegated authority to do so.

The bill's chances of passage are unknown, but if enacted, it would take effect on January 1, 2010. U.S. Senator Charles Schumer could not be reached to see if he plans a national version of Hawaii's proposed common-sense law.

Comments

Mike McLane

Absolutely the dumbest thing I've ever heard. As if the police don't have enough to do. I'm sick and tired of the "government" protecting us against threats which aren't.

Bob

This is exactly the kind of Law I would expect from the very state that is protecting,
and lied for Obama about his alleged Birth Certificate !

doogle

Hawaii just declared 9/11 as Islam Day (on the Julian calendar)!!!

In their defense, they were too stupid to realize it. Read the article...


http://www.americanthinker.com/blog/2009/05/hawaii_hoodwinked_into_911_isl.html

Debbie

I want a Swiss Army knife that does everything. I had one, but the airline checkers confiscated it one day while on the way to Bermuda.

Knife Man

All bans on personal weapons should be instantly ended now. The human

individual has the inalienable right to own, purchase, carry, store,

distribute, and use personal weapons and tools without government or mandatory

restrictions, in any way, shape, or form, as long as that individual is not

specifically out to commit murder, rape, or any violating act against another

individual. The problem is that Collectivism attacks Individualism and

Collectivism which is held to by both Right and Left Wing people (Socialists,

Communists, Fascists, and other Tyrants) and wants only their chosen police and

military soldiers to be armed, which is ofcourse hypocritical. The US

Constitution guarantees the inalienable right of the individual to keep and

bear arms. This goes even deeper: It is a universal human right.

Dan Scither

This is a good and bad thing about banning pocket knives. In school settings, it is ok. If it is an adult, as long as it stays in your pocket, so what? I love to cook, am I allowed to carry a pairing knife with me?!

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