aStraightArrow team has prepared and researched a comprehensive and free guide to knife laws of the 50 American states. Click on the map below to see specific laws applicable to your state. We are trying to keep the guide up to date, but in case we miss something, please let us know in the comments.


This information that is presented as a brief description of the laws and not as any kind of legal advice. aStraightArrow will not and cannot be a legal service provider. The use of the site does not create any sort of client/lawyer relationship. The laws are interpreted differently by prosecuting attorneys, enforcement officers, and judges. aStraightArrow suggests you consult legal counsel for further guidance.