Are butterfly knives illegal in Montana?
No by state law in Montana butterly knifes are legal.
Butterfly knives are not illegal to carry in MN, but it is illegal to use it as a weapon, so just don't stab anyone.
basically butterfly knives are illegal everywhere
They are referred to as "gravity knives" and are prohibited.
Yes, Butterfly knives are illegal in Ohio. You do not have to touch the blade to open it, which is one of the factors. Most butterfly knives are over 4" also, which is another factor. Butterfly knives are often used as weapons, you don't see a carpenter using a butterfly knife to do his work, he would use something with better grip, etc...
Butterfly Knives are illegal because they are easy to conceal and can flip open easily.
no butterfly knives are legal in nc i just wouldn't carry one around anywhere
Yes, they are referred to in the law as "gravity knives."
Butterfly knives are illegal only if you are carrying them with intent to harm. It is legal for you to own them and keep them at home--for collection. You can also get a trainer, this is legal to carry.
butterfly knives are legal but they must be under 3.5 inches. Balisong trainers are legal however.
Butterfly knives, also known as balisongs, are not illegal in Texas. However, it is illegal to carry them with intent to harm. You can also go the safe route and get a balisong trainer--they are legal everywhere.
yes, they are not illegal. The only illegal knives are: Switchblades, throwing knives, daggers, bowie knives, swords and spears. Butterfly knives do fall under the category of switchblades a switchblade is defined as a knife that can open or be opened by applying any force to a button or switch or opened by the force of gravity
It is illegal to havebutterfly knives in Arizona or Nevada jails.
if you must know it is not allowed Added: Butterfly knives, although not specifically referred to by that name, usually fall under the classification of GRAVITY KNIVES, which ARE prohibited.
No they are still illegal in Washington
Applicable law (SEE BELOW LINK) does not refer to "butterfly" knives" specifically by that name, HOWEVER - the description of the prohibited knives describes ALL knives having a double-edged blade. In my experience all knives described as "butterfly," "balisong," "gravity knife," etc. (where the blade is concealed inside a hinged/folding handle and can be deployed with a flick of the wrist), HAVE DOUBLE EDGED BLADES. Therefore they ARE illegal.
It depends. Balisong Knives (Commonly known as Butterfly Knives) often fall under the category of "Gravity Knives" which are illegal. (These are knives opened through Gravity). Thus, you may be able to talk your way out of having your Balisong taken or being arrested for it, but in court, it's likely the judge will find it illegal. The safest way is to get a trainer which is a blunt Balisong with holes drilled so you… Read More
Yes very illegal you will get €2500 fine by the gardi and will take and it will be destroyed
Butterfly knives are ILLEGAL in Louisiana per State Code R.S. 14:95. That means you cannot carry one or even own one!
they are legal but its illegal to carry or show it on public
Yes; they are illegal. Possession, manufacture or sale of spring knives (a butterfly knife is a spring knife under Washington state RCW 9.41.250 (2012) and would include practice butterfly knives) is a gross misdemeanor, punishable by imprisonment in the county jail for up to 364 days or a fine of up to $5,000 or both.
Butterfly or Balisong, or gravity knives are illegal to sell, buy, mail, possess, carry, unless you are active duty military or law enforcement officer. detailed analysis of CA knife carry laws is in the attached link. yes
Yes spring assisted knives are ILLEGAL in the state of Colorado if you are not in the Military or a Law Enforcement Officer. Only the following knives are legal in Colorado: - Dirks, daggers, push knives and stilettos. Bowie knives and other large blades. Disguised knives like belt knives, pen knives, cane knives, and lipstick knives. Balisong/butterfly knives are in a legal gray area. Ballistic knives are illegal. Gravity knives and switchblades are illegal.
i think that they are illeagal if the blade is over 4 in long
What if you use a butterfly knife for self defense in the UK where these kind of knives are illegal?
An illegal weapon is an ILLEGAL weapon regardless of where you use it, how you use it, or who you use it against.
They are legal to own, but illeagal to carry with you. You can get around the rule by using a trainer.
It may not be illegal to order the merchandise via the internet but it IS illegal to possess such a knife in the state of NY.
I have about 5 or 6 butterfly knives. and all of them have the blade between and at 3 in a half to 4 inches long. Are butterfly knives illegal in North Carolina to carry?
the blade was to be the width of your palm. I hope i answered your question
Knives which are illegal to carry include switchblades, butterfly knives, gravity knives, ballistic knives, and non-magnetic knives. belt buckle knives, and "undetectable knives". For definitions of these terms, read California Penal Code 653k.
Butterfly knives (aka: Ballisongs) may be legal in SOME states but in other states they are classified as "gravity knives" and are illegal to possess or carry under those statutes. Be sure you research the laws of your own state before choosing to carry one.
No, butterfly aka balisong knives are not illegal in the state/commonwealth of Virginia. Reason being they are not similar to other knives that are prohibited i.e. Dirks, Switchblades, Jet blades aka out the front automatics or OTF Autos. Therefore the knife is not illegal to own or carry openly or concealed. However some localities may have an ordinance against them, to know for sure you would need to ask your local state officials.
No you can own a balisong in KY as long as you don't intend on using it to harm people.
no there not illegal even text 242-242 for answers and there also not illegal because there not a gravity knife in some places yes it can be illegal but in newyork no it is not illegal unless its longer then 6" in newyork city there illegal up to 4" so if you just go to this website to find true facts you might want to look alittle harder on something that you research Question Are… Read More
NO, as long as the blade is under 4 inches long
While the laws of some states and municipalities may not address them, in MANY others they are classified as "gravity knives" and ARE a PROHIBITED WEAPON. Check your local statutes carefully!
yes to own legal to carry illegal to conceal carry example in your pocket so get a holster for it
knifezilla.com is pretty good you can buy switchblades and tactical knives as well as butterfly knives
RCW 9.41.250, which states "any knife having a blade which opens, or falls, or is ejected into position by the force of gravity, or by an outward, downward, or centrifugal thrust or movement." A butterfly knife can open by force of gravity, which according to this statute, makes it illegal. So, no, butterfly knives are not legal in the state of Washington.
well! in Arizona, we are a very free state, specifically, there is no max length. you can carry a 15' Bowie and its okay It is however illegal unless its a pocket knife, illegal to have it concealed or any deadly weapon. You can carry a knife into a federal facility if it is under 2.5" Ballistic Knives are illegal Switchblades may not be transported over state borders unless they are intended for military use… Read More
Balisong knives, also called butterfly knives, are legal in Illinois.
I've looked through every South Carolina knife law I can find, and I can't see anything about specific types of knives being illegal. I was looking for butterfly knives and switchblades in particular. The only relevant law I found was you can't carry any type of concealed weapon without a permit. Short answer: Yes, but not concealed carry.
Butterfly knives are considered a switchblade under Texas law. A switchblade is a prohibited weapon, meaning that they are illegal to possess. Even if a company will mail you the knife, you can be prosecuted if you are caught with it.
No, in most countries and provinces they are illegal to possess, trade, sell, or carry. However, some countries have less stringent laws. The reason for this banning is that they are potentially assassination and concealed weapons. There are many types of knives like this that are also banned-like butterfly knives, and ballistic knives.
Exact reasons are not available to the public, but general basis was that allegedly they are used mostly by criminals, which is an obvious fallacy. Majority of the knives used in stabbing crime are kitchen knives. Unfortunately, many laws have their roots in reality created by movies, books and tv shows, completely disregarding real life experience. Added: Because most jurisdictions classify them as "gravity knives" which are illegal in virtually every state of which I… Read More
Butterfly knives, also known as balisongs, are blades that use two handles on a pivot. You can swing the blade open with one hand. Throwing knives are usually dull knives made of one solid piece of metal that have no handle and a sharp point. Butterfly knives, also known as fan knives, are a pocket knife which are not meant for throwing purpose. The throwing knives are generally light so that you easily throw them… Read More
Yes, but it is illegal to carry any fixed blade knife, machete, or sword with longer than a 4 inch blade on your person. Furthermore, you can't carry automatic-opening knives, butterfly knives, assisted opening knives, or anything with a spring loaded component.
They aren't, unless you're intoxicated... Butterfly knives, also commonly known as balisongs, are classified as "gravity knives" rather than "switchblades", and therefore are not made illegal by the same laws and regulations. However, they are considered a deadly weapon in some cases, as they can be deployed using one hand very quickly and are easy to conceal. In some parts of the world they are most definatley illegal, as is the manufacture, sale, lending, or… Read More
It depends on what state you live in, but ballistic knives are illegal in all of the US.
Yes, in some states like ND, they are. re; answer in some states the butter fly knife is illegal like in CA because they represent violince
That's sort of a gray area. The answer, I believe, is that they are legal to buy and own but not legal to conceal and carry. One handed opening knives like tactical folders, that open via the use of a thumb stud or thumb hole with a blade that is less than 5" are perfectly legal to own and carry in NJ. However knives that open via a switch or button such as spring assisted… Read More
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