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Virginia Switchblade Ban Repeal Vetoed Print E-mail

February 21, 2017: Virginia Governor McAuliffe vetoed House Bill 1432 that would have repealed Virginia's switchblade ban including, for the most part, allowing concealed carry.

Knife Rights supported this bill even though we had concerns with the language. Unfortunately, despite everyone's best efforts it failed. Knife Rights remains committed to repealing Virginia's switchblade ban.

Knife Rights is rewriting knife law in America™. Knife Rights passed the nation's first repeal of a switchblade (automatic) knife ban in 2010 in New Hampshire and has since passed repeal of switchblade bans (and repealed other knife restrictions) in Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.



February 16, 2017: House Bill 1432 that would repeal Virginia's switchblade ban including allowing concealed carry, for the most part, has passed and is now on the Governor's desk awaiting his action.

If you live, work or travel in Virginia, please CALL or EMAIL Governor Terry McAuliffe and simply deliver the message that you are calling or emailing to respectfully request that he "please sign HB 1432." Please be POLITE and RESPECTFUL and REMAIN ON POINT. There is no need to say anything further, just "please sign HB 1432." If from out of state, briefly explain why you travel to or through Virginia.

Phone: 804-786-2211
Click to Email via the Governors' form.
Use Email Subject: Please Sign HB 1432

Knife Rights is rewriting knife law in America™. Knife Rights passed the nation's first repeal of a switchblade (automatic) knife ban in 2010 in New Hampshire and has since passed repeal of switchblade bans (and repealed other knife restrictions) in Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.



January 24, 2017: House Bill 1432 to repeal Virginia's Switchblade ban has passed out of the Courts of Justice Committee on a vote of 13-7. It now moves to the full House for a vote. Knife Rights is working with our friends in Virginia to assure that the final language of this bill best serves knife owners.

Knife Rights is rewriting knife law in America™. Knife Rights passed the nation's first repeal of a switchblade (automatic) knife ban in 2010 in New Hampshire and has since passed repeal of switchblade bans (and repealed other knife restrictions) in Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.



January 14, 2017: House Bill 1432 to repeal Virginia's Switchblade ban has been introduced by Delegates Lee Ware (R-65) and Scott Lingamfelter (R-34). Knife Rights is working with our friends in Virginia to assure that the final language of this bill best serves knife owners.

Knife Rights is rewriting knife law in America™. Knife Rights passed the nation's first repeal of a switchblade (automatic) knife ban in 2010 in New Hampshire and has since passed repeal of switchblade bans (and repealed other knife restrictions) in Alaska, Indiana, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, Nevada, Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas and Wisconsin.

 
 
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