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Crazy Laws from Each State
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Summary: Illogical and just plain weird laws still exist in every state. Take a look at this list to see what weird law your state has.

Each state has their own set of laws. Some make sense but others are so ridiculous that it is a clear statement of the stupidity of people in our society that the laws have to be made to begin with. Take a look at this list to see which states have the most ridiculous laws.


Alabama: Illegal to wear a fake mustache that may cause laughter in church.

Alaska: Illegal to wake a sleeping bear to take a photo (and stupid).

Arizona: Illegal for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs.

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Arkansas: Illegal to mispronounce “Arkansas” so be careful when visiting the state.

California: Illegal to eat a frog that dies during a frog-jumping contest.

Colorado: Illegal to ride a horse while under the influence – RUI anyone?

Connecticut: A pickle cannot be considered a pickle unless it bounces.

Delaware: Illegal to show R-rated movies at drive-in theaters.

Georgia: Illegal to keep an ice cream cone in your back pocket on Sundays.

Florida: Elephants tied to a parking meter must pay the same parking fees as a vehicle would pay.

Hawaii: Illegal to place coins in your ears.

Idaho: Illegal to give your sweetheart a box of chocolates weighing over 50 pounds.

Illinois: Legal for minors to drink when enrolled in a culinary program.

Indiana: Mustaches are illegal when the owner habitually kisses other people.

Iowa: One-armed piano players must perform for free.

Kansas: If two trains meet on the same track, neither can move forward until the under passes.

Kentucky: Only legal to sell a duckling that you dye blue if selling more than six for sale at one time.

Louisiana: May be fined $500 for sending a pizza order to another’s house without their knowledge.

Maine: Illegal to keep Christmas decorations up after January 14.

Maryland: Violation to be in a public park with a sleeveless shirt, $10 fee to be paid.

Massachusetts: Illegal to own an explosive golf ball.

Michigan: Illegal for women to cut their own hair without their husband’s permission.

Minnesota: A person can not cross state lines with a duck on top of their head.

Mississippi: May be fined up to $100 for using profanity in public places.

Missouri: Illegal to drive with an uncaged bear.

Montana: Guiding sheep into a railroad track with the intent to injure the train can be fined up to $50,000 and a maximum five years in prison.

Nebraska: Illegal for a mother to give a daughter a perm without a state license.

Nevada: Illegal to drive a camel on the highway.

New Jersey: Illegal for a man to knit during the fishing season.

New Hampshire: Illegal to carry away or collect seaweed at night.

New Mexico: 400 words of sexually explicit materials were cut from Romeo and Juliet.

New York: Slippers cannot be worn after 10 p.m.

North Carolina: Illegal to use elephants to plow cotton fields.

North Dakota: Illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on.

Ohio: Illegal to get a fish drunk.

Oklahoma: Illegal to wrestle a bear.

Oregon: Illegal to go hunting in a cemetery.

Pennsylvania: Illegal to tell a fortune teller where to dig for buried treasure.

Rhode Island: Biting off another’s limb results in 1-20 years in prison.

South Carolina: Illegal to keep horses in bathtubs.

South Dakota: Illegal to sleep in a cheese factory.

Tennessee: Illegal to share your Netflix password.

Texas: Illegal to see your eye.

Utah: Illegal to NOT drink milk.

Vermont: Women must obtain written permission from their husband to wear false teeth.

Virginia: Illegal for children to go trick-or-treating on Halloween.

Washington: Harassing Bigfoot, Sasquatch or other undiscovered subspecies is a felony punishable by fine or imprisonment.

West Virginia: Whistling underwater is illegal.

Wisconsin: Illegal to serve butter substitutes in prison.

Wyoming: Illegal to take a picture of a rabbit between January and April without an official permit.


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