MYTH: Switchblades / OTF Knives and Balisongs (butterfly knives) are illegal everywhere without exception Not true. Most laws about non-firearm weapons are by state, with very few existing at the Federal level. Currently, the only country-wide law about switchblades is US Code Title 15, Chapter 29, and this law only controls the importation of these knives into the US, and the sale over state ...22. Michigan Knife Laws. What is Legal to Own in Michigan. Butterfly knives also called balisong knives, are legal. Dirks, daggers, stilettos, and other stabbing knives are legal. Throwing knives and throwing stars are legal. Bowie knives and other large knives are legal. Hidden knives like belt knives and lipstick knives are legal.
BY PURCHASING THIS KNIFE YOU ACKNOWLEDGE IT IS UP TO YOU, THE PURCHASER, TO KNOW YOUR STATE AND LOCAL LAWS REGARDING AUTOMATIC KNIVES. *** Now that Automatic Knives are legal in Michigan, we have decided to add some to the line up. Hogue Knives is pleased to announce the expansion of their automatic knife line to include Out the Front models.