Does USCCA cover OC/Pepper spray?

@Dawn, I have a question. I’m sure it’s covered in one of the documents but honestly legalese makes my eyes cross.
When I leave the house, I run through a list, gun, wallet (containing my CCW permit), keys, phone, etc. One of the items is OC spray. My question is: Should a situation occur where I’m convinced I’m about to be attacked/assaulted but the attacker is unlikely to cause any serious harm (no visible weapon), I’d use OC spray to try and diffuse the situation, perhaps giving the store manager or security time to arrive, rather than pulling my sidearm. We can assume that there is camera coverage, and that I acted in fear of harm to myself.
In such a case, does USCCA cover me?

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I would like to know this information also.

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If you can legally own the weapon you use it will be covered. :+1:

J. “Legally possessed” means the member, by operation of the applicable:

  1. Local;
  2. State;
  3. Federal; or
  4. Other jurisdictional
    law, is authorized to own or use the firearm or other weapon. “Legally possessed” includes the use of a firearm regardless of
    any violation of a conceal carry or similar law.
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Good to know, thank you.

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I agree, USCCA covers an occurrence which involves the use of a legally possessed weapon in an act of self defense.

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@MikeBKY and @BRUCE26 Thanks for the assist!

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