Many people don’t realize what the laws are regarding Pepper Spray. Each State is different and even within the State there can be different local laws.
Pepper Spray laws in Texas are governed by the Texas Penal Code. Specifically,
TITLE 10. OFFENSES AGAINST PUBLIC HEALTH, SAFETY, AND MORALS CHAPTER 46. WEAPONS.
Basically, what this is saying is that a small dispenser is ok. What exactly is “small” is not considered. The law goes on to say where all weapons can be used and in what areas even legal weapons are illegal. Such locations are a school or educational institution, polling places when an election is happening, in a secure area at an airport, government court or offices used as courts (written permission can be requested), racetracks, and within 1000 feet of the location of a place of execution.
Further research into pepper spray Dallas laws brought no results. Most cities across the country follow their state as to what the specific weapons laws are. There are some cities such as New York that don’t allow pepper spay. Always check your State laws to be sure. Personal pepper spray can be found here: