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#291921 - 03/13/19 07:53 PM Where to discuss knife rights?
clearwater Offline
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Heard a podcast with a knife maker supporting a bill that seemed at odds with knife rights. Is there a forum here that would be okay to talk about it? Or is there another web site for such?

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#291922 - 03/13/19 08:02 PM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: clearwater]
Russ Offline
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Why not discuss it here? Discussion of politics is out, but considering DRís stance on knife rights, there should be an exemption for those discussions even if they cross into a very narrow political discussion.

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#291929 - 03/14/19 01:01 AM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: Russ]
EMPnotImplyNuclear Offline
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Originally Posted By: Russ
Why not discuss it here? Discussion of politics is out, but considering DRís stance on knife rights, there should be an exemption for those discussions even if they cross into a very narrow political discussion.


I agree, go ahead and discuss ,
what is the worst that could happen smile

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#291934 - 03/14/19 01:39 AM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: clearwater]
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Originally Posted By: The Rules
Politics, religion and philosophy can be stimulating to discuss and debate, but this is not the place to do it.


I donít make the rules, but I have agreed to enforce them impartially. Unless Doug or Blast overrules me, I must not permit you to continue with political discussion here on ETS. Regardless of my personal feelings.

Doug? Blast? Iíd be grateful if one of you would chime in.


chaosmagnet

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#291941 - 03/14/19 03:28 PM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: chaosmagnet]
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I'll go out on a limb and predict that most of us on ETS would support knife rights since we probably keep a blade or two handy (I have two on me as I type this), so we would be preaching to the choir...

Perhaps the OP could post a link to the podcast in question? That might be useful.
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#291942 - 03/14/19 03:34 PM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: hikermor]
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Originally Posted By: hikermor
I'll go out on a limb and predict that most of us on ETS would support knife rights since we probably keep a blade or two handy (I have two on me as I type this), so we would be preaching to the choir...

Perhaps the OP could post a link to the podcast in question? That might be useful.


I will allow a link to the podcast, but that's probably the point that political discussion regarding knives should stop unless/until I am overruled.



chaosmagnet

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#291943 - 03/14/19 03:36 PM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: hikermor]
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Registered: 11/13/06
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Originally Posted By: hikermor
I'll go out on a limb and predict that most of us on ETS would support knife rights since we probably keep a blade or two handy (I have two on me as I type this), so we would be preaching to the choir...

I support it even though my tools of choice are EMT shears and a box cutter.

Jeanette Isabelle
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#292000 - 03/18/19 03:33 PM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: clearwater]
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If you guys want to discuss Knife Rights, the organization, in particular or "lower case" knife rights in general, I have no problem with it provided that we keep it civil. It is possible to have a civil discussion involving some political aspects where folks may disagree. No name-calling, please. If it gets out of hand, we'll close the thread.


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#292005 - 03/18/19 07:58 PM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: Doug_Ritter]
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Originally Posted By: Doug_Ritter
If you guys want to discuss Knife Rights, the organization, in particular or "lower case" knife rights in general, I have no problem with it provided that we keep it civil. It is possible to have a civil discussion involving some political aspects where folks may disagree. No name-calling, please. If it gets out of hand, we'll close the thread.


Please everyone consider this the new policy, and I will (hopefully not have to) enforce it as written.


Thank you!

chaosmagnet

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#292011 - 03/19/19 02:02 AM Re: Where to discuss knife rights? [Re: clearwater]
clearwater Offline
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Well, the gist of the pod cast in regards to knives, was about S.1092, that is not a great bill and it looks like the Knife Rights web site speaks to this.

https://kniferights.org/legislative-update/problematic-knife-transport-bill/

It came up in the podcast in regards to Benchmade's support of this bill. Other parts of the podcast were regarding other political issues, so I don't think a link would be appropriate, but I wanted to know more about this Senate bill on knives and travel between states. Looks like the information was right there at Doug's site. It sounded like Benchmade's representative hadn't spent much time looking at the issues surrounding this bill and said they would look into it.

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