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Strange Laws
 
Laws against feminine wiles? It's illegal to drive more than two thousand sheep down Hollywood Boulevard at one time?

Discuss laws that are outrageous, outdated, wasteful, ridiculous and just plain funny here!



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Fran Hinkel - 07:02am Oct 20, 2003 PST(#135 of 166)
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BabyMelany - 09:10pm Nov 14, 2003 PST(#136 of 166)

Ohio: No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the Fourth of July.


BabyMelany - 09:15pm Nov 14, 2003 PST(#137 of 166)

Illinois

Kenilworth
A rooster must step back three hundred feet from any residence if he wishes to crow. Hens that wish to cackle must step two hundred feet back from any residence.

Kirkland
Bees are not allowed to fly over the village or through any of Kriland's streets.

Moline
Ice skating at the Riverside pond during the months of June and August is prohibited.

There is a ban on unnecessary repetitive driving on 23rd Avenue.


maria espinosa - 09:04pm Nov 24, 2003 PST(#138 of 166)

Did you know that it was once law to say "Bless you" to some one that sneezed?


Casey 4 - 06:11pm Dec 16, 2003 PST(#139 of 166)

Here is a few my father know, I usually don't do this kind of thing but it sounded interesting

Georgia

It is illegal to use profanity in front of a dead body which lies in a funeral home or in a coroners office.

Donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.

Signs are required to be written in English.

No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday

South Carolina

It is illegal to display a confederate flag on a courthouse.

By law, if a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, the marriage must take place.

It is considered an offense to get a tattoo.

Horses may not be kept in bathtubs

When approaching a four way or blind intersection in a non-horse driven vehicle you must stop 100 ft from the intersection and discharge a firearm into the air to warn horse traffic.

Every adult male must bring a rifle to church on Sunday in order to ward off Indian attacks.

It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide.

A person must be eighteen years old to play a pinball machine.


Leighsa Bradford - 03:39pm Jan 21, 2004 PST(#140 of 166)

In London, UK, it is illeagal to beat your wife after 9pm, because it makes too much noise, and all taxicabs must carry a bale of hay in the trunk (they don't, of course) and if you give someone a ride it is illegal to ask them for gas money, as you are not a registered cab driver.


Kaley TheKaley - 07:49am Mar 27, 2004 PST(#141 of 166)

Here are some dumb laws that i have found. I think that some are mildly funny and other's are too funny for words.

ALABAMA: 1)Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.2)Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

CALIFORNIA:1) Women may not drive in a house coat.

FLORIDA:1) If an elephant is tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be payed just as it would for a vehicle. 2) It is illegal to sing in public when attired in a swimsuit. 3) When "doing it" missionary position ONLY!!

LOUISIANA: 1)It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot the teller with a water pistol.

INDIANA: 1) liquor stores may not sell cold soft drinks or milk.

NEW YORK:1)It's against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.

OHIO: 1) It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

TEXAS:1) it is illegal to milk another person's cow.

WISCONSIN: 1) butter substitutes may not be served in state prisons.

Hope you enjoyed them!!!


Is_this_normal? - 06:51pm Mar 27, 2004 PST(#142 of 166)
There can be no triumph without loss… no victory without suffering… no freedom without sacrifice… (from TROTK trailer) True words even for today.

It is illegal to get a fish drunk.????? And how do I know it had enough????


Kaley TheKaley - 05:43pm Mar 28, 2004 PST(#143 of 166)

I don't really know. and how can you get a fish drunk? the scary thing is that someone had to have done it for the people to realize that that isn't right. so some moron got a fish drunk. that's just plain crazy, it's not like it is gonna jump right out of the bowl. lol


Sunnybrook - 09:35pm Mar 31, 2004 PST(#144 of 166)
If all I wanted was attention, I'd be naked.

Can I add to stupid laws, the proposed law out West (I can remember if it was Arizone, or New Mexico) proposing seat belt laws for pets....


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