It appears that a felon can be in possession of a stun gun as long as said stun gun does not expel a projectile. A taser that fires a projectile to stun its victim may qualify as a firearm under the law. If he is walking around with a stun gun that is a wand then I don't think there is a problem. I have attached the NC felon in possession of firearm statute.
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I cannot imagine what type of job a felon would have and be allowed to carry a stun gun for work?? I do not think he is being honest with you. Good thing he is your ex boyfriend. He is one to stay away from.
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I don't know about the law in NC, but under federal law a stun gun would not be considered a gun (which a felon cannot possess) because it is not designed to expel a projectile by use of an explosive.
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