50 Hysterical Laws In America, One From Each State…The sad fact is, to have a law, someone had to actually do what the law says your can or cannot do.
ALABAMA: You can’t wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.
ALASKA: It’s against the law to wake bears for the purposes of taking a picture.
ARIZONA: It’s illegal to drive a car in reverse.
ARKANSAS: You’re not allowed to pronounce Arkansas incorrectly.
CALIFORNIA: You will be fined if you detonate a nuclear device.
COLORADO: People must not dress unbecoming of their sex.
CONNECTICUT: Scrabble is not to be played while politicians are giving an oration.
DELAWARE: You may not marry on a dare.
FLORIDA: Women who kill themselves by electrocution in a bathtub with a “self-beautification utensil” will be fined.
GEORGIA: You can’t keep ice cream in your back pocket on Sundays.
HAWAII: Everyone is required to own a boat.
IDAHO: Motorists or pedestrians may not scowl or grimace.
ILLINOIS: Midget tossing is illegal in bars, but is legal in other parts of the city if you have a permit.
INDIANA: Everyone is required to work on a public road six days a year.
IOWA: One-armed piano players must perform for free.
KANSAS: If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.
KENTUCKY: It’s required that you register all nude people in your home.
LOUISIANA: It is an assault for a person wearing false teeth to bite someone.
MAINE: You can’t buy a car on Sunday unless it has plumbing.
MARYLAND: One cannot spit on the sidewalk.
MASSACHUSETTS: The sexual position “woman on top” is illegal.
MICHIGAN: It’s against the law to have sex in a car unless it’s parked on your own property.
MINNESOTA: You must list your date of death on tax forms.
MISSISSIPPI: A man must not seduce a woman by promising her marriage.
MISSOURI: Single men between 18 and 50 must pay a $1 tax.
MONTANA: Seven or more Indians are considered a raiding or war party… and you can shoot them. (Today, we call that racism…)
NEBRASKA: It’s illegal to go whale fishing within the state.
NEVADA: A man can’t buy drinks for more than three people at a time.
NEW HAMPSHIRE: It’s illegal to show a movie before 2 pm.
NEW JERSEY: One cannot sell cabbage on Sundays.
NEW MEXICO: Idiots may not vote. Nor may insane people.
NEW YORK: You may not stick your thumb to your nose and wiggle your fingers at someone.
NORTH CAROLINA: Bingo games cannot last more than 5 hours.
NORTH DAKOTA: Beer and pretzels cannot be served at the same time.
OHIO: One cannot kill a housefly within 160 feet of a church.
OKLAHOMA: It’s illegal to make funny faces at dogs.
OREGON: Canned corn is not to be used as fishing bait.
PENNSYLVANIA: It’s a crime to tell a fortune-teller where to dig for buried treasure.
RHODE ISLAND: Lunacy is grounds for divorce.
SOUTH CAROLINA: You have to be at least 18 to play a pinball machine.
SOUTH DAKOTA: You can’t sleep in a cheese factory.
TENNESSEE: Crimes against nature are illegal.
TEXAS: Criminals must notify their victims 24 hours in advance of the nature of their crimes yet to be committed.
UTAH: Husbands are responsible for their wives’ criminal behavior in their presence.
VERMONT: Margarine must be served in triangle patties.
VIRGINIA: The chicken labor lobby has set the egg laying workday between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m.
WASHINGTON: All lollipops are banned.
WEST VIRGINIA: Roadkill may be taken home for dinner.
WISCONSIN: It’s illegal to serve margarine to prisoners.
WYOMING: It’s against the law to have sex while standing up in a walk-in meat freezer.
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