50 Bizarre Laws You Won’t Believe…
If you have ever wondered what is wrong with America today, I give you these. Every state has them, bizarre laws that don’t make sense. Rather than being more concerned on financial stuff or other things that can make our lives worthwhile a myriad of American citizens making up mandates that are simply absurd. Okay, okay being too preoccupied with earning money, may be unreasonable to some but I just can’t get these laws out of my mind. Anyway, just take a look them so you can have a bit of idea what I’m talking about. Feel free in the comment box at the end of this post to add any other laws you might know about from your state. We’ll see who has the most, bizarre laws. (my guess is Arkansas).
Alabama: It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.
Alaska: It is illegal to push a live moose out of a moving airplane.
Arizona: Any misdemeanor committed while wearing a red mask is considered a felony.
Arkansas: Schoolteachers who bob their hair cannot get a raise.
California: Animals may not mate in public within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school or place of worship.
Colorado: In Denver, it is illegal to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor.
Connecticut: In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle, it must bounce.
Delaware: It is illegal to fly over a body of water unless you’re carrying a sufficient supply of food and drink.
Florida: If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must insert money into the meter as you would with a car.
Georgia: No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket on a Sunday.
Hawaii: Coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.
Idaho: You may not fish on a camel’s back.
Illinois: Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.
Indiana: Performing puppet shows, wire dancing or tumbling acts for money is punishable by a fine.
Iowa: One-armed piano players must perform for free.
Kansas: You cannot shoot rabbits from a motorboat.
Kentucky: In Owensboro, a woman may not buy a hat without her husband’s permission.
Louisiana: “Fake” wrestling matches are prohibited.
Maine: Shotguns must be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
Maryland: In Baltimore, it’s illegal to take a lion to the movies.
Massachusetts: At a wake, mourners may eat no more than three sandwiches.
Michigan: It is illegal to let your pig run free in Detroit unless it has a ring in its nose.
Minnesota: A person may not cross state lines with a duck on top of his head.
Mississippi: It is a misdemeanor to have more than one illegitimate child.
Missouri: In Kansas City, the installation of bathtubs with four legs resembling animal paws is prohibited.
Montana: It is a felony for a wife to open her husband’s mail.
Nebraska: In Lehigh, doughnut holes are not allowed.
Nevada: You are allowed to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.
New Hampshire: It’s illegal to collect seaweed at night.
New Jersey: It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
New Mexico: In Las Cruces, you may not carry a lunchbox down Main Street.
New York: Citizens may not greet each other by “putting one’s thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers.”
North Carolina: It’s against the law to sing off key.
North Dakota: Beer and pretzels can’t be served at the same time in a bar or restaurant.
Ohio: It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
Oklahoma: People who make “ugly faces” at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.
Oregon: In Stanfield, no more than two people may share a single drink.
Pennsylvania: It is illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
Rhode Island: Any marriage in which either of the parties is an idiot or lunatic is considered null and void.
South Carolina: A person must be 18 years old to play a pinball machine.
South Dakota: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.
Tennessee: In Oneida, an ordinance forbids anyone to sing the song “It Ain’t Goin’ To Rain No Mo’.”
Texas: A law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
Utah: A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence.
Vermont: In Barre, all residents must bathe every Saturday night.
Virginia: In Waynesboro, it is illegal for a woman to drive a car up Main Street unless her husband is walking in front of the car waving a red flag.
Washington: It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.
West Virginia: A person may be arrested for making fun of someone who does not accept a challenge.
Wisconsin: It is illegal to kiss on a train.
Wyoming: You may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.