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Gravity knife

Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Thursday decriminalizing gravity knives, following years of pressure from criminal justice advocates.
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.
For six months in 2015, 84 percent of people arrested on gravity knife charges were black or Hispanic.
A reform bill has passed the Senate and is headed for Governor Cuomo's desk.
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.
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