Tasers and stun guns are frequently utilised by police, but they are also routinely used by civilians as a form of self-defense.
In North Carolina, stun guns are lawful to buy and use, but it’s against the law to have one on you at all times. Stun weapons can be kept in vehicles or homes.
Consumer-grade hand-held gadgets that use an electrical charge to momentarily stun or disable the target fall into one of two categories:
Depending on the model, a stun gun may only be effective up to a certain distance. The voltage of stun guns is used to categorise them. The range of the stun gun increases with voltage.
" The word “stun guns” is not defined by North Carolina law; it only applies to these specific weapons. The Taser provisions, however, apparently also apply to stun guns.
The local laws that relate to your circumstance and how local courts and law enforcement interpret those laws should be explained by an experienced lawyer in this area.