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280 really weird US laws

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Not sure if these are all still in lace, maybe people can comment underneath

Alabama – It is illegal to play dominoes on Sunday.
Alabama – It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
Alabama – Bear wrestling matches are prohibited.
Alabama – Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.
Alabama – Men may not spit infront of the opposite sex.
Alabama – Masks may not be worn in public.
Alabama – One must have windsheild wipers on one’s car.
Alabama – Solitare may not be played on Sundays.
Alabama – In Aniston one can’t wear blue jean’s down Noble Street.
Alabama – In Aulburn it’s unlawful for some one to spit upon the sidewalks
Alaska – Huskies are not allowed in school buildings.
Alaska – No child may build a snowman taller than himself on school property.
Alaska – In Fairbanks it’s illigal to feed alcholic beverages to a Moose.
Arizona – Any misdemeanor comitted while wearing a red mask is considered a felony.
Arizona – It’s unlawful to refuse a person a glass of water.
Arizona – Donkeys are not permited to sleep in bathtubs.
Arizona – There is a possible 25 year prison stay for anyone cutting down a cactus.
Arizona – In Glendale it’s illegal to drive a car in reverse.
Arizona – In Globe it’s illegal to play cards in the street with a Native American.
Arizona – In Hayden it’s illegal to disturb bullfrogs or cottentailed rabbits with in the city limits.
Arizona – In Maricopa County no more than 6 girls may live in any house.
Arizona – In Nogales one can’t wear suspenders.
Arizona – In Tombstone it’s illigal for men and women over the age of 18 to have less than 1 missing tooth visible while smiling.
Arizona – In Tucson women can’t wear pants.
Arkansas – A man can beat his wife yet only once per month.
Arkansas – In Little Rock dogs can’t bark after 6pm.
Arkansas – In Little Rock if a man and woman flirt with each other on the streets they could be jailed for 30 days.
California – It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle
California – Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet from a tavern,school or place of worship.
California – Woman can’t drive while wearing a housecoat.
California – Bathhouses are illegal.
California – It’s illegal to eat an orange while in the bathtub.
California – It’s illegal to prevent children from playfully jumping over puddles of water.
California – In Arcadia peacocks have the right of way on any street.
California – In Blyth a person must own two cows before s/he is permitted to wear cowboy boots in public.
California – In Pacific Grove, molesting”butterflies can result in a $500 fine.”
California – In Pasadena it’s illigal for a secratary to be alone in a room with her boss.
California – In Long Beach
California – In Los Angeles it’s also illegal to bathe two babies in the same tub at the same time.
California – In Oakland it’s illegal to rob a birds nest that’s in a public cemetary.
California – In San Fransisco it’s illegal to beat a rug in front of your house
Colorado – It’s illegal to ride a horse while drunk.
Colorado – In Boulder boulders may not be rolled on city property.
Colorado – In Denver it’s illegal to mistreat rats.
Colorado – In Denver it’s also against the law to loan your next door neighbor your vacuum.
Colorado – In Logan County
Connecticut – It’s illegal to dispose of used razorblades.
Connecticut – Any one caught biking (riding a bicycle) over 65mph will be ticketed.
Connecticut – In Devon it’s against the law to walk backwards after sunset.
Connecticut – In Hartford it’s illegal to educate a dog.
Connecticut – In Hartford a man can’t kiss his wife on sundays.
Delaware – R rated movies can’t be shown in drive in theaters.
Delaware – Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment.
Delaware – On Fenwich Island it’s illegal to lie down on a beach at night.
Delaware – In Lewes it’s illegal to wear pants that are form fitting”around the waist.”
Delaware – In Rehoboth one may not wisper in church.
Delaware – In Rehoboth changing into or out of a swimsuit in a public restroom is prohibited.
Delaware – In South Bethany anyone walking a dog must carry a bag with them to pick up the dogs poops”or risk a $100 fine.”
Florida – Women can be fined for falling asleep under a hairdryer as can the salon owner.
Florida – It’s illegal for a single
Florida – It’s illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.
Florida – Walking with in 150ft zone between the streat and a beach while topless is prohibited.
Florida – It’s considered an offense to shower naked.
Florida – It’s illegal to skateboard without a license.
Florida – It’s against the law to put livestock on a schoolbus.
Georgia – It’s illegal for a barber to advertise his prices.
Georgia – It’s illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole.
Georgia – It’s illegal to change the cloths on a store storfront maniquin unless the shades are drawn.
Georgia – A school girl must offer to carry a school boy’s books if they are walking together.
Georgia – In Columbus it’s illegal to sit on your porch in an indecent position.
Georgia – In Johnsboro it’s illegal to say Oh
Georgia – In Quitman it’s illegal for chickens to cross the road.
Hawaii – It’s illegal to appear in public wearing only swimming trunks.
Hawaii – It’s illegal to put pennies in your ear.
Hawaii – All residents may be fined for not owning a boat.
Hawaii – Twins can’t work for the same company.
Idaho – It’s a criminal offense to ride a merry go round on a Sunday.
Idaho – Boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh over 50lbs.
Idaho – In Idaho falls it’s illegal for anyone over 88 to ride a motercycle.
Idaho – In Tamarack it’s illegal to purchase onions after dark except with a special permit from the sheriff.
Illinois – You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least a one dollar bill on your person.
Illinois – In the city of Chicago,a hat pin is considered a concealed weapon.
Illinois – In Chicago it’s illegal to take a French poodle to the opera.
Illinois – In Joilet it’s illegal for one to mispronounce the city’s name.
Illinois – In Zion it’s illigal to teach pets to smoke cigars.
Indiana – It’s illegal to bathe in the winter time.
Indiana – Liquor stores can’t sell milk or cold soft drinks.
Indiana – In Elkhart it’s illegal for a barber to threaten to cut a childs ears off.
Indiana – In Gary one can’t attend a public theater or ride on public transport within 4 hrs of eating an onion or garlic.
Iowa – A man with a moustache can’t kiss a woman in public.
Iowa – Kisses can’t last for more than 5 minutes
Iowa – In Dubuque any hotel within the city limits must have a water bucket and a hitching post in front of the building.
Iowa – In Mount Vernon no one can pick a flower from a city park.
Iowa – In Mount Vernon all softball diamond lights must be turned off at 10:30 pm.
Iowa – Within Ottumwa city limits a man can’t wink to any woman he doesn’t know.
Kansas – It’s illegal for restaurants to sell cherry pie Â… la mode on Sundays.
Kansas – In Witchita it’s illegal to carry a concealed bean snapper.
Kansas – In Witchita a husbands mistreatment of his mother-in-law
Kentucky – In Owensburrow a woman can’t buy a hat without her husband’s permission.
Louisiana – One may either be fined 5thousand dollars
Louisiana – It’s illegal to wear an alligator costume.
Louisiana – Catching lizards at night is prohibited.
Louisiana – In New Orlean’s it’s illegal for a woman to drive unless her husband is infront of the car waving a flag.
Louisiana – In Sulphur it’s illegal to be an alcholic.
Maine – The most money one can legally win gambling is three dollars.
Maine – After Jan 14th a person can be fined for having christmas decorations still up.
Maine – In Portland, it is illegal for men to tickle women under the chin with feather dusters.
Maine – It’s also illegal to have untied shoe laces while walking down a street in Portland.
Maine – In Watervile it’s illegal for one to blow ones nose in public.
Maryland – It’s Illegal to mistreat oysters.
Maryland – In Baltimore it’s illegal to scrub or wash sinks no matter how dirty they get.
Maryland – In Halethorpe it’s illegal to kiss another person for more than 1 second.
Massachusetts – Mourners at a wake can’t eat more than 3 sandwiches.
Massachusetts – Snoring is illegal unless all bedroom windows are shut and securly locked.
Massachusetts – It’s illegal to wear a goatee with out a license.
Massachusetts – Hunting on Sundays is prohibited.
Massachusetts – It’s illegal to go to bed without first having a full bath.
Massachusetts – It’s illegal to have a water gun fight/duel.
Massachusetts – In Boston two people may not kiss in front of a church.
Massachusetts – In Boston one can’t eat peanuts while in church.
Massachusetts – In Boston a citizen may not own more than 3 dogs.
Massachusetts – In Marlboro a citizen can’t own more than 2 dogs.
Massachusetts – In Salem even a married couple can’t sleep together in the nude in rented rooms.
Michigan – A state law stipulates that a woman’s hair legally belongs to her husband.
Michigan – One can’t swear in front of women or children.
Michigan – Under state law dentists are officaly classified as mechanics”.”
Michigan – In Detroit, it is illegal to make love in a car unless it is parked on your property.
Michigan – It’s against the law to serenade your girlfriend in Kalamazoo.
Minnesota – It’s illegal to sleep naked.
Minnesota – All men riding motorcycles must wear shirts.
Minnesota – Every man in Brainerd is required by law to grow a beard.
Minnesota – In International Falls dogs can’t chase cats up a telegraph pole, owners can be finned.
Minnesota – In Minneapolis, double-parkers can be put on a chain gang.
Minnesota – In St. Cloud hamburgers can’t be eaten on Sundays.
Mississippi – Cattle rustling is punishable by hanging.
Mississippi – In Oxford one may not spit on the sidewalks on the square.
Mississippi – In Oxford Motor vehicals on the squar are prohibited.
Mississippi – In Truro it is still legal to kill one’s servant.””
Missouri – A man must have a permit to shave.
Missouri – In Excelsior Springs it’s illigal to make a squirrel worry.
Missouri – In Kansas city instilation of a four legged bathtub with toes that resemble those of an animal is prohibited.
Missouri – In Marquette it’s illegal for more than 4 unrelated persons to occupy the same living space.
Missouri – In University City it’s illegal for a person to have a yard sale in your front yard”. It’s also Illegal to have more than 2 yardsales a year”
Minnesota – It’s a felony for a wife to open her husbands mail.
Minnesota – In Billings one can’t raise pet rats.
Minnesota – In Excelsior Springs one can’t throw a ball within city limmits.
Minnesota – In Helena no item can be thrown accross a street.
Minnesota – In Helana a woman’s cloths must weigh more than 3lb 2oz before she can legaly dance on a saloon table.
Minnesota – In Whitehall it’s illegal to operate a vehical with icepicks attached to it’s wheels.
Nebraska – It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.
Nebraska – It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.
Nebraska – In Lehigh it’s illegal to sell donut holes.
Nebraska – In Omaha
Nevada – In Eureka, men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women.
Nevada – Every one walking the streets of Elko is required to wear a mask.
Nevada – In Las Vegus it’s illegal to pawn ones dentures.
Nevada – In Nyala, a man is forbidden from buying drinks for more than three people other than himself at any one period during the day.
New Hampshire – It’s against the law to collect seaweed or rockweed from the seashore that is below the high watermark.
New Hampshire – It’s illegal to sell the cloaths of one’s back to pay off a gambling dept.
New Hampshire – It’s illegal to dye margarine pink.
New Jersey – It is against the law to “frown”at a police officer.”
“New Jersey – It is illegal to slurp soup.
New Jersey – In Dumont it’s illegal to spit on the sidewalks on Sundays.
New Jersey – In Newark
New Mexico – In Deming one can’t spit on the steps of the opera house.
New Mexico – In Las Chruces one can’t carry a lunch box down Main Street.
New York – It’s against the law to throw a ball at a person’s head just for fun.
New York – A license must be obtained for hanging cloths on a clothsline.
New York – In Walden you can’t give someone a drink of water with out a permit.
New York – In NYC a woman is permited to go topless in public provided it’s not being used as a business. They can also ride the subway topless.
New York – In NYC it’s illegal to smoke within 100 ft of a public building.
New York – According to law
New York – Carmel – it is illegal for a man to appear in public with pants and shirt that do not match.
New York – Greene – it is against the law to eat peanuts and walk backwards when a concert is on.
New York – New York City – it is against the law to have an unclothed mannequin in astore window.
New York – Staten Island – it is illegal to water your lawn with a sprinkler.
New Jersey – It is illegal to detain a homing pigeon.
New Jersey – Manville – it is illegal to offer whiskey or cigarettes to animals at the zoo.
North Carolina – It’s illegal for a bingo game to last longer than 5 hrs (unless this game is being played at a fair).
North Carolina – In Asheville it’s illegal to sneeze within city limmets.
North Carolina – In Charlotte women must have their bodies covered by atleast 16 yards of cloth at all times.
North Dakota – It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
North Dakota – It is illegal to serve beer and pretzels at the same time in any bar, club, or restaurant
Ohio – It’s illegal to fish for whales on Sundays.
Ohio – In Cleveland it’s also illegal for women to were patented leather shoes.
Ohio – Bexley – Ordinance #223 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses.
Ohio – Cleveland – it is illegal to operate a motor vehicle while sitting in someone’s lap.
Ohio – Clinton County – it is against the law to lean on a public building at risk of a fine.
Ohio – Oxford – it is against the law for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man’s picture.
Ohio – Paulding ? the law states that a police
Oklahoma – Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property.
Oklahoma – Oklahoma will not tolerate anyone taking a bite out of another’s hamburger.
Oklahoma – People who make “ugly faces”at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.”
“Oklahoma – Women can’t do their own hair with out being licensed by the state.
Oklahoma – Cars must be tethered outside of public buildings.
Oklahoma – In Schulter it’s illegal for a woman that’s either wearing only lingere or a towel or who’s totaly nude to gamble.
Oklahoma – It is against the law to get a fish drunk.
Oklahoma – Cushing – it is against the law to drink beer in your underwear.
Oklahoma – Duncan – it is illegal to wash your clothes in a birdbath.
Oklahoma – Hawthorne – according to city Ordinance #363
Oregon – Ice Cream can’t be eaten on Sundays.
Oregon – It’s illegal to buy or sell marijuana
Oregon – It’s illigal to be seen in public with the number 69 on any of ones clothing.
Oregon – In Beaverton you must buy a $10 permit to instal a burglar alarm.
Oregon – In Eugene it’s illegal to show movies or attend a car race on Saturdays.
Oregon – In Hood River juggling without a licence is prohibited.
Oregon – In Myrtle Creek it’s against the law to box with a Kangaroo.
Oregon – In Portland people are banned from wistling underwater.
Oregon – In Stanfield no more than two people can share a single drink.
Oregon – In Stanfield cloth towel dispensers are banned from restrooms.
Oregon – In Willowdale no man may curse while having sex with his wife.
Pennsylvania – A person who has particiapated in a duel is no longer elligible to become a Govenor.
Pennsylvania – A minister is prohibited from performing a marriage if either the bride or groom is drunk.
Pennsylvania – Men can’t purchase alcohol without written concent of their wives.
Pennsylvania – In Morrisville women need a permite to wear cosmetics.
Pennsylvania – In Philidephia you can’t put pretzels in bags.
Pennsylvania – According to state law, it is illegal to have over 16 women living together in one house because that constitutes a brothel.””
Pennsylvania – According to state law, it is illegal to sing in the bathtub.
Pennsylvania – A special ordinance prohibits homemakers from hiding dirt or dust under the rug of a home.
Pennsylvania – York – it is illegal to sit down while using a water hose.
Rhode Island – When passing a car on the left you are required to make a loud noise.
Rhode Island – It’s illegal to throw pickle juice on a trolley.
Rhode Island – In Newport, it’s illegal to smoke a pipe after sunset.
Rhode Island – In Providence it’s against the law to to jump off a bridge.
South Carolina – Musical Instruments may not be sold on Sundays.
South Carolina – A person must be 18 yrs old to operate a pinball machine.
South Dakota – It’s illegal to fall asleep in a cheese factory.
South Dakota – Movies that show police officers being struck, beaten, or treated in an offensive manor are forbidden.
South Dakota – In Sioux Falls hotels are expected to have twin beds in every room which have to be at least 2ft apart. A couple can’t make love on the floor between the two beds.
Tennessee – It’s illegal to transport a skunk accross state lines (unless it’s to be used at a zoo).
Tennessee – It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.
Tennessee – In Dyersburg
Texas – You can’t go bare foot without getting a special $5 permit.
Texas – It’s illegal to sell ones own eye.
Texas – It is illegal to milk another person’s cow.
Texas – In Houston
Utah – Birds have the right of way on highways.
Utah – In Monroe
Vermont – A woman must obtain written permission from their husband to wear false teeth.
Vermont – In Rutland it’s illegal to allow ones car to backfire.
Vermont – It is illegal to whistle underwater
Vermont – A law makes it mandatory for everyone to take a bath every week on Saturday night.
Virginia – An unmarried person can not have sex, this crime is punishable as a class 4 misdemenour.
Virginia – Driving with out wearing shoes is phohibited.
Virginia – It’s illegal to tickle women.
Virginia – In Lebanon it’s illegal to kick your wife out of bed.
Virginia – In Norfolk a man may face up to 60 days in jail for patting a woman’s derriere (bottom).
Virginia – Also in Norfolk spitting on a seagull is not tolerated.
Virginia – In Richmond it’s illegal to flip a coin at any eating establishment to see who pays for coffee.
Virginia – In Victoria it’s illegal to skate down the sidewalk of Maine Street.
Virginia – In Virginia Beach it’s illegal to ride on the handlebars of a bicycle.
Virginia – It is illegal to visit a cemetery for any other reason than visiting the deceased.
Virginia – It is against the law to have a bathtub inside your home.
Washington – All lolipops are banned.
Washington – It’s illegal to buy any meat product on Sunday.
Washington – One can’t buy a mattress on a Sunday.
Washington – In Bremerton one can’t shuck peanuts on the street.
Washington – In Lynden dancing and drinking may not occur at the same establishment.
Washington – In Spokane televisions can’t be bought on Sundays.
Washington – According to state law, it is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag.
Washington – It is illegal to have possession of a lollipop.
Washington – Seattle – it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is longer than 6 feet.
Washington – Spokane – it is illegal to purchase a television on the Sabbath.
Washington – Wilbur – it is illegal to ride an
West Virginia – It is illegal to snooze on a train.
West Virginia – If you wear a hat inside a theater you can be fined.
West Virginia – Roadkill can be taken home for dinner.
West Virginia – In Nicholas County
Wisconsin – It is illegal to cut a woman’s hair.
Wisconsin – It is illegal to kiss on a train.
Wisconsin – Unless a person spesificaly orders margarine it’s prohibited to serve it as a substitute for butter especialy in state prisons.
Wisconsin – Live stock have the right of way on all public roads.
Wisconsin – In Foxpoint it’s illegal for dogs to bark profusely, snarl or make any menicing gestures.
Wisconsin – In Hudson screens are required on all windows from May 1st to October 1st.
Wisconsin – Las Crosse it’s illegal to play checkers in public.
Wisconsin – Raccine women may not walk down a public street at night unless accompanied by a man.
Wisconsin – In Seboygan only police officers can shoot birds with in the city.
Wisconsin – In St. Croix, women are not allowed to wear anything red in public.
Wisconsin – Sun Praire cats are forbidden from entering cemetaries.
Wyoming – In public theaters or places of amusement it’s illegal to wear a hat that obstructs another persons veiw.
Wyoming – It’s illegal for women to stand any closer to the bar than 5 feet while drinking.
Wyoming – It’s illegal to tickle women.

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