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by Bayoutalker
Tue Mar 22, 2016 10:08 am
Forum: LEO Contacts & Bloopers
Topic: Denied Rigth To Vote...For Carrying Pocket Knife
Replies: 89
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Re: Denied Rigth To Vote...For Carrying Pocket Knife

txcharvel wrote:

(7) "Knife" means any bladed hand instrument that is capable of inflicting serious bodily injury or death by cutting or stabbing a person with the instrument.


Sec. 46.03. PLACES WEAPONS PROHIBITED.
(2) on the premises of a polling place on the day of an election or while early voting is in progress;
(3) on the premises of any government court or offices utilized by the court, unless pursuant to written regulations or written authorization of the court;


A knife is defined as a weapon. Weapons are not allowed in a polling place or courthouse, you were entering both.

As to how a person would know, the same way that you and I now know it, we tried it once.

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