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".
Texas bans the possession of or promoting the use of more than six dildos. The law in question appears to be aimed at adult performances, as it spells out use in a “play, motion picture, dance, or other exhibition performed before an audience.”
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...
Colin Jost, on Weekend Update, says a Texas law bars ownership of more than 6 dildos. Saying individual Americans should own fewer guns, a co-host of the news-like Weekend Update segment on NBC ...
While acknowledging that many sex laws you read about online are “urban legends,” i09.com went on to say that in Texas, “you can’t own more than six dildos.” Up until 2008, this was actually true.
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 While the law was never formally repealed, in 2008 a U.S. District Judge released a report declaring it to be "facially unconstitutional and unenforceable".
It’s against the law to possess six or more sex toys. Five, though – that’s OK because it’s presumed that when you have six or more, your intent is to promote or sell them.
In Texas, the possession of more than six dildos is prohibited. A Texas statute known as the Obscene Device Law declares it a crime to possess “six or more obscene devices or identical or ...
However, a provision of the proposed bill stated that ownership of six or more dildos would be considered proof of intent to sell them commercially — which would have made such ownership a felony.