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Unusual Laws in the U.S.
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In Alabama, masks may not be worn in public
Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship in California
In Georgia, donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.
It is illegal to sell one’s eye in Texas.
One may not roam the city with a bow and arrows in Alaska.
No one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin in Utah
One may not mutilate a rock in a state park in Colorado.
Coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears in Hawaii
It is required that a woman have a permit to wear cosmetics in Pennsylvania.
Without Permit: With permit:
Hitting a vending machine that stole your money is illegal in Kansas.
One could possibly land in jail for 20 years upon urinating in the city’s water supply in Louisiana.
Luckily, this guy
Did it in Oregon.
he did, however,
Fine due to the 8
Million gallons of
Water flushed due
to his actions.
It is illegal to pretend that one’s parents are rich in Washington.
Persons could land in jail for up to ten years for stealing an alligator in Louisiana
Or two, or three, or 260.
Throwing missiles at cars is illegal in Colorado.
All lollipops are banned in Washington.
It is considered an offense to open an umbrella on a street, for fear of spooking horses in Alabama
In Alabama, you may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time
It is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag in Washington.
Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans in Florida.
But who could
It is a $500 fine to instruct a pizza delivery man to deliver a pizza to your friend without them knowing in Louisiana.
It is illegal to permit ones llama to graze on city property in Colorado.
Dominoes may not be played on Sunday in Alabama.
It is illegal to milk another person’s cow in Texas.
It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season in Utah.
Of yarn of course!
The value of Pi is 3 in Florida
“Fake” wrestling matches are prohibited in Louisiana
Bear wrestling matches are prohibited in Alabama
No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour in California.
It is illegal to dust any public building with a feather duster in Texas.
Doors of all public buildings must open outwards in Florida.
It is illegal to display a hypnotized or allegedly hypnotized person in a store window in Washington.
In Florida, one may only throw a stone at a bird in self-defense.
Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death in Alabama.
It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol in Louisiana
All cats must wear three bells to warn birds of their whereabouts in Utah.
It is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts in Mesquite, Texas.
It is illegal for barbers to threaten to cut off kid’s ears in Florida.
Citizens may not greet each other by “putting one’s thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers” in New York.
Boogers may not be flicked into the wind in Alabama.
Before proceeding through the intersection of certain streets, a motorist is required to get out of their vehicle and fire three shot gun rounds into the air in Kansas.
You may not throw a bad pickle in the street in New Jersey.
In Louisiana, it is illegal to gargle in public places
It is illegal to bring your horse or pack mule above the ground floor of any building in Colorado.
It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church in Alabama.
It is illegal to urinate on the Alamo in San Antonio, Texas.
During a concert, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks in New York.
It is illegal to mistreat rats in Denver, Colorado.
No one may throw an old computer across the street at their neighbor in Florida.
It is considered an offense to push a live moose out of a moving airplane in Alaska.
Rituals that involve the ingestion of blood, urine, or fecal matter are not allowed in Louisiana.
It is illegal to carry a fishbowl or aquarium onto a bus because the sound of the water sloshing may disturb other passengers in Washington.
The molestation of trash cans is banned in Florida.
Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool in California.
It is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor in Colorado.
In Louisiana, all garbage must be cooked before it can be fed to any hogs.
You may not ride an ugly horse in Washington.
You are not permitted to wear cowboy boots unless you already own at least two cows in California.
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing in Texas.
No one may tie their pet dog to the roof of a car in Alaska.
All citizens must own a rake in Georgia.
Don’t try to do any kind of fancy bicycle riding in New Orleans.
Goldfish may not be given away to entice someone to enter a game of bingo in Georgia.
Horses may not be tied to a tree on a public highway in Louisiana.
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 in Washington
A person may only carry a concealed slingshot if thatperson has received the appropriate license in Alaska.
Picnics are prohibited in graveyards in Georgia.
Dead chickens may not be hauled across Kansas Avenue in Kansas.
You may not tie an alligator to a fire hydrant in Louisiana.
It is illegal to sleep on top of a refrigerator in Pennsylvania.
No one may sing the alphabet on the streets at night in Kansas.
It is considered an offense to shower naked in Florida.
Owners of flamingos may not let their pet into barber shops in Alaska.
It illegal for a woman to drive a car unless her husband is waving a flag in front of it in Louisiana.
No person may be buried under a sidewalk of a cemetery in Georgia.
You may not sing in the bathtub in Pennsylvania.