Knife Rights Launches 2012 Ultimate Steel

Gilbert, AZ - Knife Rights, America's premiere organization dedicated to defending the right to own and use knives and edged tools, today announced the launch of its 2012 Ultimate Steel™ Knives, Guns & More Spectacular - a unique fundraiser offering participants the chance to win incredible prizes including one-of-a-kind knives, firearms, gear, and more - all for a donation as small as $20.

"This is our biggest and best fundraiser ever," said Knife Rights Chairman and Founder Doug Ritter. "We have assembled a jaw-dropping array of some of the most unique and valuable prizes anywhere. Donations support Knife Rights' work defending freedom, so everyone wins when you donate!"

Those who donate to Knife Rights are eligible to win their choice of over $75,000 in knives, guns and more. Included are knives signed by Ted Nugent, Col. Oliver North, NRA Exec. VP Wayne LaPierre, "The Gunny" R. Lee Ermey, Mykel Hawke, star of Man, Woman, Wild on Discovery Channel, and conservative commentator S.E. Cupp! No prize is less than $100 in value, and the value of some custom knives exceeds $2,400. The highest value prize is an African Safari for two worth over $6,400.

Prizes include custom knives ranging from traditional hunting knives and slipjoint folders to the latest in tactical fixed blades and folders from makers including S.R. Johnson, Ken Onion, Allen Elishewitz, Bill Ruple, Stan Wilson, Pat Crawford, W.D Pease, Ernie Emerson and Gayle Bradley, to name but a few.

Firearms prizes include Ruger and SIG SAUER pistols with Crimson Trace Lasergrips and Bushmaster and Remington rifles with Leupold Scopes. Or, they could chose the African Safari!

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Those who donate by April 15 (by close of the NRA Annual Meeting) will also be eligible for a BONUS Early Bird Drawing featuring over 50 production knives and other prizes totaling over $11,500 with individual prizes valued at $100 - $480.


Both drawings are Winner's Choice. The first 25 donors drawn will get to choose their prize from all remaining prizes, in the order in which they are drawn. Not only are they helping support Knife Rights, but donors could win the exact prize that they want from the over $75,000 in prizes available.


Those who make a $100 donation will also receive a FREE Knife Rights Limited Edition Smith & Wesson folding knife*, a $20 value, donated by Taylor Brands. Those who make a $200 donation will receive FREE a Knife Rights Limited Edition ESEE Izula Fixed Blade*, an $82 value, donated by ESEE Knives. Those who make a $500 donation will also receive a FREE Knife Rights Limited Edition Benchmade Emissary Folder* with AXIS® Assist, a $205 value, donated by Benchmade (*while supplies last).

All donors of $60 or more will also receive a FREE Knife Rights individual membership or renewal (a $32 value).

Donations can be made online a or by calling (toll free) 866-889-6268. Or, they can be made in person by visiting the Knife Rights booth at the NRA Annual Meeting (booth #622) and at BLADE Show. The Ultimate Steel™ Knives, Guns & More Spectacular runs through July 30.

Donate to Knife Rights' Ultimate Steel™ Knives, Guns & More Spectacular and we all win.

Donations support Knife Rights' work as the leading organization protecting and defending your right to own and carry your choice of knives and edged tools. Knife Rights' legislative efforts and lawsuits challenging rogue prosecutors are creating a Sharper Future for all Americans™ and fighting the Second Front in Defense of the Second Amendment™.

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