In Oregon, as along as the pocket clip of an automatic knife is exposed, it is lawfully considered "open carry". The "crime wave" that is often associated with the "Italian Switchblade Knife" never increased in the nation. "Knife Control" never really impacted criminal activities (go figure). The recent states that "legalized" automatic knife ownership/carry have seen no increase in knife associated crime (surprise, surprise). Since the 1958 "Switchblade Ban" (except for Military, Law Enforcement, Fire Fighters and EMS personnel). The law has had no effect on crime. 58 years is long enough to realize that this legislature has been a colossal failure. Isn't it time for the Federal "Switchblade Control Act" to be dismantled?