Cuomo Signs Bill To End 'Absurd' Gravity Knife Ban That He Supported For Years
Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Thursday decriminalizing gravity knives, following years of pressure from criminal justice advocates.
Updated: May 31, 2019 4:15 PM
Federal Judge Rules Controversial Gravity Knife Law Is Too Vague To Enforce
A federal judge in New York has deemed a state ban on gravity knives to be unconstitutional, but stopped short of striking down the controversial statute entirely.
Updated: Mar 29, 2019 6:04 PM
Cuomo Vetoes Gravity Knife Reform, Again
For six months in 2015, 84 percent of people arrested on gravity knife charges were black or Hispanic.
Updated: Oct 25, 2017 9:10 AM
New York May Stop Locking Up Thousands Of People A Year For Possessing Pocketknives
A reform bill has passed the Senate and is headed for Governor Cuomo's desk.
Updated: Jun 16, 2016 3:30 PM
Knife-Lovin' Patriots Sue City Over Gravity Knife Arrests
An artist and a pro-knife group endorsed by Ted Nugent are suing the city to put a stop to arrests of gravity knife owners.
Updated: Jun 10, 2011 2:07 PM
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