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    Question: Is it illegal to own or possess a malee weapon, such as a sword or kendo stick?

    Answer: Laws vary from state to state concerning these weapons. For example, in Michigan, there appears to be no law against owning these weapons, but there are various laws preventing a person from carrying them as weapons. MCL 764.1.f states that a juvenile cannot carry or possess a club or any object likely to cause death when used as a weapon (MCL 764.1.f). Both a sword and kendo stick could logically be considered to be objects that could cause death. If a minor in Michigan were found to be carrying a sword or kendo stick, he or she would probably be presumed to be carrying it as a weapon until proven otherwise.


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    On 05/18/09
    MDBD from Othr said:
    Excuse me, but my understanding of american law was it was innocent till proven guilty and yet you state "he or she would probably be presumed to be carrying it as a weapon until proven otherwise." so hes guilty and trying to prove his inncoence i alpologize if im wrong and this is a french site, but that was my understanding
    On 10/07/08
    nino from MI said:
    im 13 and i got a sword why cant i carry it im not dumb im goin to kill or injure any1
    On 06/17/07
    Nam from CA said:
    I was planning on going to the Comic-Con convention this year, and I was going to dress up and everything. I was wondering if it would be illegal to carry a steel katana with me around the place, accompanied by an adult of age 26?
    On 12/30/05
    Anatta from CA said:
    Well, I know these group of people, who are cosplayers. Meaning they dress up as characters from anime/manga/video games. Most of them carry weapons during conventions as an accesory to their costume. Is that allowed or not? I mean they aren't allowed to go inside the convention center with them, but they are allowed to walk around Aneheim with them.
    On 11/24/04
    Tiffany from AZ said:
    In Arizona as long as a knife, sword, etc.. is visible it can be carried around in public. The only illegal weapon in AZ is numchucks. Also, if the blade of the weapon is 4 inches or shorter then it can be concealed.
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