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Maine Legalizes The One-Armed Switchblade: Self-Loading Canon Next

IN Maine, it is now legal for one-armed people to carry and use a switchblade.

The Reuters report conjures a picture:

Backers of the measure say legalizing switchblades would eliminate a need for one-armed people to be forced to open folding knives with their teeth in emergencies.

The dangers of opening a folding knife with your teeth as you are trying to free a stone from a horses hoof or cutting the red wire on a roadside bomb are clear.

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Posted: 7th, April 2011 | In: Strange But True | Comment