The Texas Penal Code understands that an “Obscene device” means a device including a dildo or artificial vagina, designed or marketed as useful primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs. So, because the law considers dildos obscene devices, and a person who owns more than six obscene devices is committing a criminal offense, therefore, owning 6 dildos (or plastic vaginas) is illegal.
Texas bans owning or promoting the use of more than six dildos. Approved in the 1970s, the law bans as obscene any device used "primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs". It specifically declares it a crime if someone "possesses six or more obscene devices or identical or similar obscene articles".
1 of 36 Texas has some unusual laws on the books, but maybe none quite so strange as this: It is illegal to possess or promote the use of six or more dildos in the state. The sex toy law was first...
TIL it's a felony to own six or more dildos in Texas. Penal Code 43.21(a)(7), 43.23(a) and 43.23(f)
Cats, for instance, Jost went on, before adding: "There is a real law in Texas that says it’s illegal to own more than six dildos. And I get why—no one needs that many!
re: Texans are rallying again that owning 6 dildos or more should not be a felony Posted by CrimsonFever on 9/10/21 at 6:41 pm to SPEEDY Texas - the freedom capitol of the world. (unless you're a woman)
An “Obscene Device” is defined in Section 43.21 of the Texas Penal Code along with the definition of “ obscene ” and other terms related to the Obscenity offense. The statute defined an Obscene Device as follows: (7) “Obscene device” means a device including a dildo or artificial vagina, designed or marketed as useful primarily for ...
The Texas obscenity statute is statute prohibiting the sale of sex toys in Texas.The law was introduced in 1973, and was last updated in 2003. While the law was never formally repealed, in 2008 a U.S. District Judge released a report declaring it to be "facially unconstitutional and unenforceable".
Sec. 43.23. OBSCENITY. (a) A person commits an offense if, knowing its content and character, he wholesale promotes or possesses with intent to wholesale promote any obscene material or obscene device. (b) Except as provided by Subsection (h), an offense under Subsection (a) is a state jail felony.
State, 170 the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, sitting en banc, voted 6-3 to uphold the law banning the sale of "sex toys." Speaking for the majority, Judge Thomas Davis said that citizens were not free to obtain dildos for their own use. 171 The court held