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State Knives Laws Short Brief version tgstt tglws tgshr tgvrs This is a brief résumé of the various states attitude toward possessing / carrying automatic knives a.k.a switchblades.
Please be aware that the above is nothing but a courtesy information as we could come up with at this point.
See all this here as something of “The best to our knowledge…”, nothing more.


SOURCE POSSESSION CARRYING
Alabama  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
Alaska  Illegal  Illegal
Arizona  Legal  Legal
Arkansas  Legal  Allowed if not concealed, and blade is under 5 inches
California  Legal  Allowed if blade is under 2 inches.
Colorado  Illegal  Illegal
Connecticut  Illegal  Illegal
Delaware  Illegal  Illegal
Florida  Legal  Legal
Georgia  Legal  Legal
Hawaii  Illegal  Illegal
Idaho  Legal  Allowed
Illinois  Legal  Illegal
Indiana  Illegal  Illegal
Iowa  Legal  Legal if not concealed
Kansas  Illegal  Illegal
Kentucky  Legal  Legal; concealed carry allowed with "concealed deadly weapons permit"
Louisiana  Illegal  Illegal
Maine  Illegal  Illegal
Maryland  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
Massachusetts  Illegal  Illegal
Michigan  Legal  Illegal
Minnesota  Illegal, but exception made for collectors and/or possession as curios or antiques.  Illegal
Mississippi  Legal  Illegal
Missouri  Illegal, but exception made for collectors and/or possession as curios or antiques.  Illegal
Montana  Illegal, but exception made for collectors and/or possession as curios or antiques.  Illegal
Nebraska  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
Nevada  Ownership allowed with permit.  Illegal
New Hampshire  Illegal  Illegal
New Jersey  Illegal  Illegal
New Mexico  Illegal  Illegal
New York  Illegal  Illegal
North Carolina  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
North Dakota  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
Ohio  Legal (purchases only allowed through online retailers)  Illegal, only if the blade is above 6 inches
Oklahoma  Legal  Illegal
Oregon  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
Pennsylvania  Illegal, but exception made for collectors and/or possession as curios.  Illegal
Rhode Island  Legal  Legal
South Carolina  Legal  Illegal
South Dakota  Legal  Legal
Tennessee  Illegal, exception made for collectors and/or possession as curios or antiques 39-17-1302 (c) (1)  Illegal
Texas  Illegal, but exception made for collectors and/or possession as curios or antiques  Illegal
Utah  Legal  Allowed if not concealed
Vermont  Illegal  Illegal
Virginia  Legal(purchases only allowed through online retailers)  Illegal
Washington  Illegal  Illegal
West Virginia  Legal  Allowed if not concealed; concealed carry allowed with permit or license
Wisconsin  Illegal  Illegal
Wyoming  Legal  Illegal