Certain states do not allow automatic knives to be carried by civilians. Active military and law enforcement officers are permitted to carry automatic knives in any state. Consult the map below as general reference for states that allow or ban automatic knives. Consult the AKTI Website for a full outline of knife laws and regulations in the United States.

*This chart is not meant as legal advice. Laws are subject to change. Also check for local laws as they may differ from state laws.