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Connecticut residents may soon carry TASER Devices outside the home

Posted by Rob on Friday, 5 March, 2010

Currently, residents of Connecticut can only keep a TASER Device in their home. But now, some forward thinking lawmakers in Hartford are finally considering a bill that would allow them to carry TASER devices for personal protection wherever they go. Let’s face it, not all criminal acts occur within the confines of your own home. CT state law dictates a fine of up to $500, up to three years in jail or both to any law abiding citizen that is caught with a Taser outside their domicile.

TASER devices are not considered firearms by the U.S. Government and can be legally carried (concealed or open) without a permit in 43 other US states.

In police studies, they have found that TASER Devices may have a higher instant incapacitation rate than a 9mm hand gun. TASER Devices, not to be confused with contact stun guns, shoots out 2 darts attached to 15 feet of wire. This device packs 50,000 volts, which travels through the wires and over-rides the target’s central nervous system providing incredible take down power, even through 2 inches of clothing.

While firearms are also widely popular self defense weapons, not everyone wants to carry a gun that has the potential for taking a life in self-defense, even the life of a low life thug attempting to harm them or their family. Traditional stun guns, which are also popular and effective, do require you to be dangerously close to your attacker (although your TASER C2 can be used as a contact stun gun in a pinch). The personal TASER C2 eliminates many problems some individuals have, providing a less-than-lethal way to stop aggression and allow you quickly escape dangerous situations to contact the police.

Hopefully the other couple of states that still restrict TASER Device use by law abiding citizens will follow Connecticut’s lead and reconsider their pro-criminal ways and allow their citizens to remain on equal ground.

Don’t TASE me Bro!

* Show me the TASER® C2™
* Show me the TASER® M26C™
* Show me the TASER® X26C™

TASER Devices are legal for consumers in the following US States:
Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wyoming

TASER Devices are legal with Firearms registration in the following US States: Illinois, District of Columbia

TASER Devices are legal in the home in the following US States: Connecticut, Illinois,

TASER Devices are Illegal in the following US States: Hawaii, Massachusetts, Michigan (legal for law enforcement) New Jersey, New York, Rhode Island, Wisconsin

Be Safe, Be Prepared.

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