Strange laws still in existance

You'd better brush up on your knowledge of the American legal system (if you live in America of course) or you could be in for a hefty fine without even realising it....

1. In Alabama, it's illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at all times.
1 - strange laws still in existance

2. In California, nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
2 - strange laws still in existance

3. In Maine it's unlawful to tickle women under the chin with a feather duster.
3 - strange laws still in existance

4. In Utah, it's illegal to walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
4 - strange laws still in existance

5. In Rhode Island, no one is allowed to wear transparent clothing in public.
5 - strange laws still in existance

6. In Delaware, the police can arrest you if you wear pants that are 'form-fitting' around the waist.
6 - strange laws still in existance

7. In Tennessee, hollow logs may not be sold or face prison!
7 - strange laws still in existance

8. In Wisconsin, it's illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
8 - strange laws still in existance

9. In Texas, it's illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.
9 - strange laws still in existance

10. In Kansas, it's illegal to serve wine in teacups. Probably illegal in France too!
10 - strange laws still in existance

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And here are my favourite ones from this website (no pictures for these)

Alabama - Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.
- You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street.
-Men who deflower virgins, regardless of age or marital status, may face up to five years in jail.

Alaska - It is considered an offense to push a live moose out of a moving airplane.
- Donkeys cannot sleep in bathtubs.

Arkansas - It’s strictly prohibited to pronounce “Arkansas” incorrectly

Florida - A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.
- You may not kiss your wife’s breasts.
- Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.
I wonder what the story behind that one was....
- It is considered an offence to shower naked.
Well that makes it hard

Hawaii - All residents may be fined as a result of not owning a boat.

Iowa - A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.
- The “Ice Cream Man” and his truck are banned.
- One must obtain written permission from the City Council before throwing bricks into a highway.

Maine - You may not step out of a plane in flight.
- After January 14th you will be charged a fine for having your Christmas decorations still up.

Missouri - It is illegal to have oral sex.

New York - The penalty for jumping off a building is death.
- While riding in an elevator, one must talk to no one, and fold his hands while looking toward the door.
Very social
- Slippers are not to be worn after 10:00 PM.
But that's when you most need them!
- Pinball machines are not to be played on Sunday.

Pennsylvania - Motorized vehicles are not to be sold on Sundays.
- You may not catch a fish with your hands.
- You may not catch a fish by any body part except the mouth.
Why they're said in two different laws and not merged into the same one, i'll never know
- Any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait 10 minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and continue.
- Dynamite is not to be used to catch fish.
Wow, these people are touchy about their fish

Tennessee - It is a crime to share your Netflix password.
- It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.
More fish laws!
- The definition of “dumb animal” includes every living creature.
I guess that includes its citizens then

Washington - The harassing of Bigfoot, Sasquatch or other undiscovered subspecies is a felony punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment.
- X-rays may not be used to fit shoes.
But how will you know if they fit?
- It is illegal to pretend that one’s parents are rich.
- All lollipops are banned.

West Virginia - Whistling underwater is prohibited.
- It is legal for a male to have sex with an animal as long as it does not exceed 40 lbs.
- It is illegal to snooze on a train.
- One may not walk a lion, tiger or leopard, even on a leash.

Wyoming - Using a firearm to fish is strictly forbidden.
Shooting fish in a barrel isn't as easy as you first thought
- You may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.

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  • 1

    #1 That was a common way to steal horses

    What?! :O hahaha

    would the horse be lured away by the ice cream or something?
    - Fail4424 May 5, 2014, 10:24 am
    Yessir, ice cream, the step up from sugar cubes ;)
    - prophethorris May 5, 2014, 11:47 pm
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