BK lawmaker looks to ban sale of plastic knives

A local lawmaker is calling to ban plastic knives saying they could pose a serious threat to the public.The knives could pass through metal detectors

BROOKLYN - A local lawmaker is calling to ban plastic knives saying they could pose a serious threat to the public.

The knives could pass through metal detectors in schools and airports because they are plastic. Many of the undetectable knives can be found on the Internet.

A bill introduced by Brooklyn Assemblyman William Colton would ban the manufacture, sale or importation of knives that do not have metal content.

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