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Top 10 Things People Think Are Illegal But Are Actually Legal
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Radar Detectors: Many people think that using radar detectors in their vehicles is illegal. But, they are perfectly legal in all states except for Virginia and the District of Columbia. 

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Driving Barefoot: Believe it or not, driving barefoot is completely legal in the entire country. It is even legal in the United Kingdom and in Canada too, just in case you were wondering. 

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Cannibalism: Even though you might think it is incredibly disgusting, and illegal, you are right in only one aspect. Cannibalism is not illegal, but it usually has other charges associated with it such as murder. 

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Owning a Tiger: Have you ever wanted to own a tiger? Well, it is legal in some states, which do require you to register the animal. 

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Defacing United States Currency: No matter what anyone tells you, it is not illegal to deface United States currency. You can draw all over it, color on it and even write words on it and you cannot be charged with a crime. 

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Gun Silencers: For those of you who are heavily involved in the gun debate in the United States, gun silencers are legal in 39 states out of the 50 in our union.

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Owning Military Vehicles: If you have ever wanted to own a tank, or other type of military vehicle, it is perfectly legal in the United States. You will be required to have the cannon deactivated though. 

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Mattress Tag Removal: We have all seen the warnings on the tags found on mattresses: Do Not Remove. Well, remove them all you want because it is not illegal. The Do Not Remove warning is only for the entity selling the mattress, not the consumer.

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Taking a Ride in the Back of a Pickup Truck: It is not illegal to ride in the back of a pickup truck. In fact, there are 20 states that do not have laws governing this practice, according to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.

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Refusing to Answer Questions at Checkpoints: It is totally legal to refuse to answer any questions at checkpoints throughout the country. This does not include checkpoints at the U.S. borders, where you have to show your passport. 

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Summary: There are plenty of things out there today that people think are illegally activities, but after doing some checks, they are actually legal.



 

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