Just when you thought the republicans of Texas couldn’t get anymore backwards, they go and make it illegal for a person to own six or more dildos. But it’s ok though because Republicans have referred to the Lone Star state as one where it’s citizens have way more freedom and civil rights because you can buy as many guns as you want. Well that’s ok then; you can’t fuck yourself with an assortment of toys but at least you can go out and kill things.
Here’s the boring legal mumbo jumbo:
Section 43.23 ‘Obscenity’ of the Texas Penal Code considers a felon “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.” And then under provision F, “A person who possesses six or more obscene devices or identical or similar obscene articles is presumed to possess them with intent to promote the same.”
Who writes this shit?! The Texas Penal Code took it to mean that an “Obscene device” could mean anything from a dildo to an artificial vagina. Basically anything that is designed to stimulate the user. So anything remotely fun then?! Fucking killjoys. So if you live in the state of Texas and you happen to own 6 dildos (or artificial minges) you may as well march yourself down to the nearest police station because you sir (or ma'am) are committing a felony.
It’s all utterly ludicrous isn’t it. It’s also a complete violation of the Fourteenth Amendment (engage in private intimate conduct in the home without government intrusion). Judges from the U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals found the law unconstitutional and stated that Texas cannot define sexual devices as obscene or prohibit their sale. However, despite many people, including judges, thinking this law is ridiculous, with a GOP majority in the House and in the Senate, the law remains firmly in place. So yup, under Texas law, you must throw out your dildos but don’t worry, you can keep the firearms.
How about we raise our middle finger to Texas law and all collectively buzz a Babestation babe's vibratory. Who knows, if we buzz multiple babes long enough, their moans of pleasure might be heard in Texas.