Are Brass Knuckles Illegal in Arkansas + Other Weapons?
Arkansas is a gun-toting state but what about other weapons for example brass knuckles? Are they considered illegal to carry in the state of Arkansas?
The answer is YES, metal brass knuckles are illegal to have in Arkansas including the use, manufacturing, sale, and possession of brass knuckles is considered a class A misdemeanor. The penalty for possession of brass knuckles is a fine of up to $2,500 and up to one year in jail. Any object that can alter a punch more forcefully to do damage or even kill someone is unlawful to have.
Here is a list of other arms or weapons illegal to have in Arkansas
Sawed-off-shotguns or 50-caliber rifles
Firearms that are silenced when they're fired such as a silencer
Bombs, contraband, grenades, or other explosive devices made to do harm
Firearms that have their serial marks or ID numbers altered or removed
Now, you may be asking what about knives?
Arkansas does not restrict or forbid any type of knife unless you use the knife with intent to stab someone or cause physical injury or death then it becomes illegal. Carrying a knife is okay for protection as long as it's not used illegally.
See the complete guide to illegal weapons you cannot possess. Most responsible Arkansans already know all of this but there may be someone out there who is unaware.