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This 1950s law is getting thousands of New Yorkers arrested for carrying a pocket knife

In New York City, 4000 people are arrested every year for carrying common folding knives. Many of those arrested are people who use the knives for work: electricians, plumbers, construction workers. But under a 1958 New York state law, they’re often prosecuted for carrying what’s called a gravity knife --...

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