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. This regulation is a complete violation of the Fourteenth Amendment (engage in private intimate conduct in the home without government intrusion).
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.”
The clerk on duty was ultimately arrested, because well, how dare they sell sex toys. Then in 2001, a wife and a husband who just happened to be attorneys tried to extort several of the woman’s lovers using the statue. The Texas law was updated in 2003 but appears to still include a line saying that it is illegal to own more than 6 dildos.
Jost said: "There is a real law in Texas that says it’s illegal to own more than six dildos." Such a cap on "obscene devices" has been state law since the 1970s though it’s worth clarifying ...
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".
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.
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.
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...
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 ...
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 While the law was never formally repealed, in 2008 a U.S. District Judge released a report declaring it to be "facially unconstitutional and unenforceable".