is it illegal to wear a bullet proof vest to school?

I was wondering if it is illegal to wear a bullet proof vest to school in ohio......i do not own one

6 Answers

  • 7 years ago

    In many places it is only illegal to wear "bullet-proof" clothing if you are committing another crime.

    Note also that "bullet-resistant" panels (i.e., body armor) come in many levels of resistance and only the HIGHEST levels, with ceramic plates, have any chance of stopping a high-powered rifle bullet.

    Some stores will only sell it to someone who is over 18 and passes a criminal background check. Others, such as Connecticut, regulate the manner of sale (in person, etc).

    Federal law prohibits convicted felons from purchasing, owning, or using body armor in any form.

  • 7 years ago

    Once in high school I brought a bow to class. ( for a project and a friend needed it) I walked through the metal detector and past security with no questions asked.

  • 7 years ago

    No, it's not a weapon. It's illegal to walk into school with a sword, but not a shield.

  • 7 years ago

    No, but do you actually need one? I recommend talking to someone at your school and discussing the issue. I think you are reacting to anxiety about recent events (understandable) but are you in actual danger or anticipating the worst?

    Please speak to someone.

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  • No, it is not. The school might have rules about dress, but the law does not care.

  • 7 years ago

    i dont thinks thats ever been adresses in yhe us, so no

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