Whoever, except as provided by the laws of this state, sells, has in his possession with intent to sell, or carries on his person any  slung shot, or metallic knuckles shall be guilty of a misdemeanor; and such weapon or articles so carried by him shall be confiscated to the use of the state. Representative Jenn Coffey, a well-known activist and knife enthusiast, introduced the Bill, to create the freest place on earth for knife enthusiasts like herself.
In New Hampshire, it is legal to own any type of knife, as long as you have not been convicted of a felony against the person or property of another or of a felony drug related offense. It is illegal for a person who has been convicted of a felony against the person or property of another or of a felony drug related offense to possess a: 67:1 Pistols and Revolvers; Carrying or Selling Weapons. Beckert’s concealed, six-inch hunting knife was a dangerous weapon, because of the serious and immediate danger it posed to police and members of the public. Beckert was apprehended with the concealed knife in a crowded area in the vicinity of a fight and attempted to draw the knife when he was arrested.
Amend RSA 1 to read as follows: 1 Carrying or Selling Weapons. Approved: May 18, 2010 Effective Date: May 18, 2010 A deadly weapon is defined by New Hampshire legislature as any firearm, knife or other substance or thing, which in the manner it is used, intended to be used, or threatened to be used, is known to be capable of producing death or serious bodily injury. On May 18, 2010, New Hampshire Governor John Lynch, signed into law House Bill 1665, amending the law that prohibited the possession or carrying of dirks, daggers, stilettos, and switchblades for law-abiding citizens.
The New Hampshire law applies to victims injured before, on, or after its effective date. For any of the above crimes, the statute of limitations will not run (1) for a maximum of five years when the perpetrator is not in Maine or (2) while a prosecution against the perpetrator for the same crime, based on the same conduct, is pending in Maine. “Rape” is defined as sexual, or unnatural sexual, intercourse with a person while (1) using force, (2) threatening bodily injury, (3) acting with someone else or (4) committing any of 12 listed crimes (Mass.
The statute of limitations for gross sexual assault is six years. In 1991, the legislature amended the statute of limitations and allowed prosecution at any time if the victim was under age 16 when incest, rape, or gross sexual assault were committed (1991 Me. In 1999, it added unlawful sexual contact and sexual abuse of a minor to this list (1999 Me. Both laws apply to future crimes and prior crimes where the previous statute of limitation had not run out (1991 Me. The statute of limitations is 15 years for rape, rape of a child under age 16, rape of a child, assault with the intent to commit rape, and assault of a child under age 16 with intent to commit rape.
Also, if the victim is under age 16, there is no statute of limitations for incest, unlawful sexual contact, sexual abuse of a minor, or rape or gross sexual assault. “Unlawful sexual contact” is sexual contact that occurs in any of 10 aggravating circumstances.
“Sexual abuse of a minor” can occur under any of four circumstances. These include any circumstance in which the victim (1) does not consent, (2) is unconscious or otherwise physically unable to resist sexual contact, or (3) suffers from a mental disability that renders her incapable of understanding the nature of the contact (Me.
In the United States, age of consent laws regarding sexual activity are made at the state level.
There are several federal statutes related to protecting minors from sexual predators, but laws regarding specific age requirements for sexual consent are left to individual states, territories, and the District of Columbia.
Use biological terms or non-value based terms like private areas in conversations with children.
It makes it easier to continue having those conversations with them as teenagers.
When talking to teens about sex and relationships, talk about your values, expectations and concerns, but don’t make it “The Talk;” that makes everyone feel awkward and can make parents feel like they’ve failed if things don’t go perfectly the first time.