Are stun guns legal in PA (Pennsylvania)?

Are stun guns legal to carry in PA (Pennsylvania).

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Jun 18, 2016
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Pennsylvania Law on Stun Guns/Tasers NEW
by: Anonymous

PHILLY OFTEN TIMES TAKE MORONIC ACTIONS TO SEPARATE THEMSELVES FROM THE REST OF THE KEYSTONE STATE AND ITS LAWS. HOWEVER, SO LONG AS YOU ARE FOLLOWING THE LAW TO THE LETTER YOU ARE PROTECTED IN A TIME OF SELF-DEFENSE. **ITS ONLY ILLEGAL TO CARRY TASERS/STUN GUNS FOR ANY REASON OUTSIDE OF SELF-DEFENSE. IMO, YOU SHOULDN'T REVEAL OR BRAG ABOUT IT IN PERSON UNLESS YOU ARE FORCED TO DEFEND YOURSELF.

(18 Pa. Con. Stat. § 908.1.)
A stun gun (popularly also known as a Taser, the main maker of stun guns) is a portable device that is used or intended to be used, offensively or defensively, to temporarily immobilize or incapacitate persons by means of an electric pulse or current.


Situations or Circumstances Where Carrying a Stun Gun is Illegal

It is illegal to carry a stun gun for purposes other than self-defense.

(18 Pa. Con. Stat. § 908.1.)<

Getting Legal Help

If you have any questions about whether you are allowed to purchase, carry, or use a stun gun in Pennsylvania, or if you are facing charges for a stun gun violation, consult a qualified criminal defense lawyer.

Jun 18, 2016
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Pennsylvania Law on Stun Guns/Tasers NEW
by: Anonymous

PHILLY OFTEN TIMES TAKE MORONIC ACTIONS TO SEPARATE THEMSELVES FROM THE REST OF THE KEYSTONE STATE AND ITS LAWS. HOWEVER, SO LONG AS YOU ARE FOLLOWING THE LAW TO THE LETTER YOU ARE PROTECTED IN A TIME OF SELF-DEFENSE. **ITS ONLY ILLEGAL TO CARRY TASERS/STUN GUNS FOR ANY REASON OUTSIDE OF SELF-DEFENSE. IMO, YOU SHOULDN'T REVEAL OR BRAG ABOUT IT IN PERSON UNLESS YOU ARE FORCED TO DEFEND YOURSELF.

(18 Pa. Con. Stat. § 908.1.)
A stun gun (popularly also known as a Taser, the main maker of stun guns) is a portable device that is used or intended to be used, offensively or defensively, to temporarily immobilize or incapacitate persons by means of an electric pulse or current.


Situations or Circumstances Where Carrying a Stun Gun is Illegal

It is illegal to carry a stun gun for purposes other than self-defense.

(18 Pa. Con. Stat. § 908.1.)<

Getting Legal Help

If you have any questions about whether you are allowed to purchase, carry, or use a stun gun in Pennsylvania, or if you are facing charges for a stun gun violation, consult a qualified criminal defense lawyer.

Jun 17, 2016
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Help me NEW
by: Anonymous

Are stun guns illegal in Easton pa ?

Feb 21, 2016
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Help???
by: Michelle

So i live in philly work in willow grove i can carry to n from work

Feb 21, 2016
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Help???
by: Anonymous

So i live in philly work in willow grove i can carry to n from work



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You can not carry or own a stun gun or other electronic self defense (taser or stun gun) device in Philadelphia.

Andy

Oct 24, 2012
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Cab Driver Provision For Tasers
by: Anonymous

I am a cab driver. I have been robbed once at gunpoint. I would gladly pay a $300 fine or even spend 3 months in jail to protect my life,but I shouldn't have to. There really should be a provision for cab drivers.


Hello,
I think Tasers and Pepper Spray should be legal everywhere and available to nearly everyone without a previous violent criminal record. If I were in Philadelphia I would look into a licence to carry a firearm which may also allow you to carry a Tasers. Please check with local law enforcement to see if they have a provision for concealed carry of Tasers.

You may also start a petition for such a provision with local city officials. Being a cab driver where I live is dangerous, I can't begin to imagine the danger you are in every day in Philadelphia.
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Oct 14, 2011
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Stun Guns & TASER Laws in Pennsylvania
by: Admin

At the time of this writing both stun guns and TASERS are legal in most of Pennsylvania.

State law does not restrict the ownership of stun guns or TASERS, but each town or city is able to write their own laws on such topics.


Philadelphia is the only city I know restricts stun guns and/or TASERS. In Philadelphia both stun guns and TASERS are ILLEGAL.

It is possible that there are other towns or cities that also restrict their use and I would suggest you check with local law enforcement to find out if there are any local laws prohibiting the possession or use of stun guns or TASERS.

Here is the law regarding Stun Guns and TASERS in Philadelphia:

PHILADELPHIA Stun Gun Laws - Illegal

Philadelphia City Ordinance. Statute 10-825 Stun Guns. (1) Definitions. (a) Stun Gun. Any device which expels or projects a projectile which, upon coming in contact with a person, is capable of inflicting injury or an electric shock to such person. (2) Prohibited conduct. Nor person shall own, use, possess, sell or otherwise transfer any "stun gun." (3) Penalty. Any person violating any provision of this section shall be subject to a fine or not more than three hundred (300) dollars and /or imprisonment for not more than ninety (90 days.)

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