Q: I’m only 20 and not old enough to get a handgun permit so is it legal to carry a fake/toy gun that looks real on you? Can I get arrested?

A: Carrying a toy gun is not illegal, however, it's pretty stupid! I am not sure what kind of “security” a fake gun provides, but if you are attacked by a criminal, a fake gun isn’t going to offer you any protection. The notion that you will stop a criminal from an action by the use of a toy or fake gun is unrealistic and can lead to you getting shot or injured.

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