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.

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2. In California, nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.

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3. In Maine it’s unlawful to tickle women under the chin with a feather duster.

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4. In Utah, it’s illegal to walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.

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5. In Rhode Island, no one is allowed to wear transparent clothing in public.

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6. In Delaware, the police can arrest you if you wear pants that are ‘form-fitting’ around the waist.

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7. In Tennessee, hollow logs may not be sold or face prison!

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8. In Wisconsin, it’s illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.

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9. In Texas, it’s illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.

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10. In Kansas, it’s illegal to serve wine in teacups. Probably illegal in France too!

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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.