United States Weird Laws I


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Alabama
*It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.
*Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.
*It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.
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California
*Sunshine is guaranteed to the masses.
*Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
*Bathhouses are against the law. [Get the full text of this law.]
*It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.
*Women may not drive in a house coat.
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Florida
*Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.
*A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.
*If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
*It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.
*Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
*Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.
*It is illegal to skateboard without a license.
*When having sex, only the missionary position is legal.
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Kansas
*Prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.
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Louisiana
*It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.
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Indiana
*It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.
*Liquor stores may not sell milk.
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Michigan
*You may not swear in front of women and children.
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Nebraska
*It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.
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New York
*A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking "at a woman in that way." A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a "pair of horse-blinders" wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll.
*It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.
*A license must be purchased before hanging clothes on a clothesline.
*The penalty for jumping off a building is death.
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North Dakota
*Beer and pretzels can't be served at the same time in any bar or restaurant.
*It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
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Ohio
*It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.
*It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
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Pennsylvania
*A person is not eligible to become Governor if he/she has participated in a duel.
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Texas
*It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.
*It is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don't need a windshield, but you must have the wipers.
*It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
*It is illegal to milk another person's cow.
*A recently passed anticrime 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.
*The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home.
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Wisconsin
*You must manually flush all urinals in a building.
*Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.




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