Q: Are tasers legal to have and carry in Illinois if a person has a FOID card?
Tasers are legal in IL with a valid FOID card, however, there are exceptions to when they may be used including:
--when you intend to use the weapon unlawfully against someone else
--while you’re masked or hooded in a way to hide your identity
--in a place licensed to sell intoxicating beverages
--at any licensed public gathering where admission is charged
--in a school, college, or courthouse
--in or within 1,000 feet of a public park
--in public housing, or
--on public transit.
(720 Ill. Comp. Stat § 5/24-1 (2019).)
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