Knife Rights

since 2006

Rewriting Knife Law in America

  • Doug Ritter, Chairman
  • 30 legislative victories in 22 states
  •  Our Knife Owners’ Protection Act
  • Knife Rights is really two organizations.
    Knife Rights, Inc. is the 501(c)(4) member advocacy organization which promotes pro-knife legislation and opposes anti-knife legislation.
    The Knife Rights Foundation, Inc., is the 501(c)(3) charitable and educational organization that also pursues litigation in support of knife owner civil rights.


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Knife Rights
P.O. Box 657
Gilbert, AZ


Doug Ritter

  • Former officer and pilot in the Civil Air Patrol
  • Contributor to CODE ONE magazine
  • 1994 – established Equipped To Survive
  • Founding member of POMA, the Professional Outdoor Media Association
  • 2003 Designed the Adventure Medical Kits Pocket Survival Pak
  • May 2004 Designed RSK Mk1 by Benchmade Knife Company 
  • 2006 Founded Knife Rights
  • Chairman of Knife Rights