Thanks to everyone's had work in pressuring Congress the knife community has a great win. The pending US Customs ruling about assisted opening knives has finally been resolved.
On October 28, 2009 The President has signed the Homeland Security Appropriations Bill (H.R. 2892) for FY 2010 that includes a permanent "fix" so that any folding knife with a bias toward closure cannot be declared a switchblade by U.S. Customs.
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