Monday, November 2, 2009

Funny and Stupid laws in the US


Below is a compilation of Funny and Stupid Laws from different US states and I have decided to just highlight 1 law/state. This is just a compilation based on what I thought as Funny and Stupid amongst all of that particular state’s laws. You would be surprised by reading this as some just do not make sense at all and others have no logical reasoning to them leave alone how these laws would be enforced. Anyways, here you go…
Alabama - You may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.
Alaska - Waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited.
Arizona - Any misdemeanor committed while wearing a red mask is considered a felony.
Arkansas - Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term
California - It is illegal to set a mousetrap without a hunting license.
Colorado - No liquor may be sold on Sundays or election days.
Connecticut - It is illegal to dispose of used razor blades.
Delaware - It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink.
Florida - You may not fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays.
Georgia - No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday.
Hawaii - Coins are not allowed to be placed in one's ears.
Idaho - Illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.
Illinois - You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least one dollar bill on your person.
Indiana - You are not allowed to carry a cocktail from the bar to a table. The waiter or waitress has to do it.
Iowa - State law forbids any establishment from charging admission to see a one-armed piano player
Kansas - If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.
Kentucky - One may not dye a duckling blue and offer it for sale unless more than six are for sale at once.
Louisiana - Biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault," while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault."
Maine - You may not step out of a plane in flight.
Maryland - Thistles may not grow in one's yard.
Massachusetts - Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.
Michigan - A state law stipulates that a woman's hair legally belongs to her husband.
Minnesota - A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.
Mississippi - Vagrancy is punishable by either 30 days in prison or a $250 fine.
Missouri - It is not illegal to speed.
Montana - It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.
Nebraska - If a child burps during church, his parent may be arrested.
Nevada - It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.
New Hampshire - You may not tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music
in a tavern, restaurant, or cafe.

New Jersey - It is illegal to wear a bullet-proof vest while committing a murder.
New Mexico - State officials ordered 400 words of "sexually explicit material" to be cut from Romeo and Juliet.
New York - While riding in an elevator, one must talk to no one, and fold his hands while looking toward the door.
North Carolina - If a man and a woman who aren't married go to a hotel/motel and register themselves as married then, according to state law, they are legally married.
North Dakota - It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.
Ohio - It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday.
Oklahoma - It is against the law to read a comic book while operating a motor vehicle.
Oregon - One may not bathe without wearing "suitable clothing," i.e., that which covers one's body from neck to knee.
Pennsylvania - It is illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator outdoors.
Rhode Island - Riding a horse over any public highway for the purpose of racing, or testing the speed of the horse is illegal.
South Carolina - It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide.
South Dakota - It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.
Tennessee - Driving is not to be done while asleep.
Texas - It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
Utah - It is illegal to detonate any nuclear weapon. You can have them, but you just can't detonate them.
Vermont - Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
Virginia - It is illegal to tickle women.
Washington - A law to reduce crime states: "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 - It is illegal to snooze on a train.
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.

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5 comments:

  1. I remember that flirting law in Little Rock when Clinton was President. I laughed at my State...California....because I have broken that law many times!! Good work here.

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  2. This really takes the cake ! Are they implementable anyway ?

    All this points to only one thing- the legislators were sleeping when they passed these as laws.

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  3. I live in New York state and must be going straight to jail as I always talk in the elevator.

    So funny.

    Dorothy from grammology
    grammology.com

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  4. Yeah, really these laws sound funny & stupid to me and more baffling as to how these will be implemented. Thanks for stopping by and commenting on my blog.

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