Nunchuck Ban Lifted

Man wins 37-year battle to overturn New York nunchuck ban using Second Amendment

In the 1970s, the United States was in the middle of kung fu fever. A wave of martial arts movies washed onto American shores, making Bruce Lee an international superstar and “nunchucks” a household word. Worried that young people inspired by the craze might use nunchucks to cause havoc, New York state politicians criminalised the weapon in 1974. Shortly afterwards, a young man in suburban New Jersey began studying nunchucks, eventually developing a passion for them. Read the full story