By Doug Ritter
Gilbert, Arizona – -(Ammoland.com)- The devastation wrought by Hurricane Harvey has affected many Knife Rights members and supporters in south Texas. Many of our members and friends throughout Texas are also involved in rescue, recovery and support operations.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all those who are suffering from the wrath of Hurricane Harvey and for the safety of all those working to support those impacted by this extraordinary natural disaster.
Out of respect for our Texas members, supporters and all those adversely impacted, Knife Rights is postponing our BYOB: Bring Your Own Bowie Freedom Celebration at the Alamo. We are working with the management team at the Alamo to pick a new date in the near future.
This Friday, September 1st, Texans will finally be free to carry a Bowie knife, ending over 140 years of insult to the memory of Colonel James “Jim” Bowie, co-commander of the Alamo garrison and hero of the Texas Revolution. The enactment of Knife Rights’ Texas HB 1935 eliminates from Texas statute the prohibition against carrying “illegal knives,” including daggers, dirks, stilettos, poniards, swords, spears and most notably, Bowie knives. This …Read the Rest