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Can I legally carry a knife in Michigan?

by: Jason Osbourn

April 24, 2016 at 10:53 AM EDT

It is a common misconception that Michigan law only addresses blade length, that a person can carry a knife so long as the blade is less than 3 inches. The truth is much more complex.

Open Carry

Michigan is, first and foremost, an open carry state. This means that a person can carry almost any type of knife as long as they do so openly such that it is easily seen by those with whom they come into ordinary contact. There are only two exceptions to this general rule.

The first is if the knife is...