I have a question concerning this statement. How long of a knife did you here that they were going to allow?mj_lover said:The researchers said a short pointed knife may cause a substantial superficial wound if used in an assault - but is unlikely to penetrate to inner organs."
My degree field is in biology and I can tell you from first hand experience. That unless the person is abnormally large or obese it only takes a three inch blade to reaech any vital organ in the human body. It would only take a .5 to .75 inch blade to spill a grown man's guts out onto the ground.
I have seen the use of pocket knives(a 3 blade old timer) to literally gut a 200lbs body builder. He was split open about 2" below his diaphram from left to right across his entire abdomen.