House Bill 2613, which was later dubbed the “dildo bill,” would have made the commercial sale of “obscene devices,” such as dildos, a felony.
A Texas statute known as the Obscene Device Law declares it a crime to possess “six or more obscene devices or identical or similar obscene articles.” These infernal devices include dildos.
Up until 2008, this was actually true. Under Section 43.21 of the Texas Penal Code, first passed by the Legislature in the 1970s, it was illegal to sell “obscene devices” — or any device “including a dildo or artificial vagina, designed or marketed as useful primarily for the stimulation of human genital organs.”
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".
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...
But down in the heart of Dixie, anyone caught hawking dildos is guilty of a misdemeanor, punishable by a fine of $10,000 or one year of “hard labor.” Subsequent offenses are considered a felony. Virginia, a state that is supposedly "for lovers," also bans “obscene items,” and while those aren’t as plainly defined, legal observers have decided that description includes vibrators and similar devices.
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The law was put on the books in an effort to reduce crime. #10: Flirting. Flirting with the “eyes or hands” is illegal in San Antonio, Texas. This law is enforceable for both men and women. #11: Wedding bells. Texas is a common law marriage state.
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