"Posterity, you will never know how much it cost the present generation to preserve your
freedom. I hope you will make good use of it. If you do not, I shall repent in heaven that ever I
took half the pains to preserve it."
SC REP. MIKE PITTS TO SPEAK AT
AKTI LEGISLATIVE UPDATE MEETING
DURING THE BLADE SHOW & INTERNATIONAL CUTLERY
IMMEDIATE RELEASE – May 30, 2012:
– American Knife & Tool
Institute announces South Carolina Representative MIKE PITTS
speaking at their Legislative Update Meeting during the Blade
International Cutlery Fair on Sunday at 10am in room 103.
sportsman and former police officer, Rep. Pitts serves as president
the Executive Council of the National Assembly of Sportsmen’s
Caucuses (NASC). The Executive Council
plays a critical role in
protecting hunting and fishing rights and preserving our
He has represented District 14 in the South Carolina House of
since 2002 and recently introduced legislation ensuring
consistency in knife
and firearms regulations in South Carolina.
talk is entitled “How to communicate with your State
will explain how to effectively convey your concerns to state
to ensure they are heard and taken seriously.
show attendees are encouraged to stop by AKTI booth #162 to
discuss their knife
issues with AKTI board members, and to receive a free gift. Rep.
Pitts will be
available at the booth from 2pm-4pm on Saturday.�����������
�“The American Knife
& Tool Institute is
very pleased to work with legislators such as Rep. Mike Pitts
the value of knives as tools in Americans’ daily lives.” - AKTI President Bill Rackowski