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siggaltx

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Stun Guns
« on: February 10, 2018, 07:44:48 PM »
Is it legal to carry a stung gun, openly or concealed, without a license in Texas? Are they subject to the same restrictions as hand guns? Thanks!

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Re: Stun Guns
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2018, 02:24:20 PM »
Read the thread titled TASER carry. The lawyers address this issue

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Re: Stun Guns
« Reply #2 on: February 26, 2018, 02:35:06 PM »
Siggaltx,

It is legal to carry a stun gun in Texas without a license, and they arenít subject to the same restrictions as handguns. The Texas Penal Code does not specifically address stun guns. For that reason, it is legal for you to carry a stun gun openly or concealed. Keep in mind, a stun gun is a weapon, and under some circumstances, may even be a deadly weapon. Although it is designed to be non-lethal, it can be used in a manner that could cause serious bodily injury or death. In such a situation, it would be considered a deadly weapon.

TPC 30.06 and 30.07 signs specifically prohibit carrying a handguns, but they do not prevent you from carrying a stun gun. That said, once you receive verbal notice that you cannot have your stun gun in a private business and refuse to leave, you become a trespasser under TPC 30.05. Although this is not the same crime as trespassing with a concealed handgun, it is a crime nonetheless.