25 Extremely Bizarre Laws That Don’t Make Sense

Posted by on February 21, 2013

While most laws are created to protect the interests of society, there are some that are just unexplainable, illogical, and even impractical. From laws concerning what food you may eat and when to laws defining the clothes a murder may or may not where, prepare to be baffled by 25 extremely bizarre laws that don’t make sense.

25

It is Illegal to Wear a Bulletproof Vest While Committing a Murder In New Jersey

Isn’t murder already illegal? Well apparently murder with a bullet proof vest is even more illegal. Only a really, really bad guy would do something like that.

24

Bingo Games Can’t Last More Than Five Hours In North Carolina

Four and a half hours of bingo? You’re fine. 5 hours? You better lawyer up.

23

Beer and Pretzels Cannot Be Served at the Same Time in Any Bar or Restaurant In North Dakota

We’re not exactly sure why this law made sense to anybody ever, but maybe North Dakota pretzels are just too good to be spoiled by intoxication.

22

You May Not Take a Picture of a Rabbit during the Month of June In Wyoming

There are only 11 months available for rabbit picture taking in this state. During the twelfth month you better give the poor rabbits a break.

21

It Is Illegal For A Man to Give His Sweetheart A Box of Candy Weighing More Than 50 lbs In Idaho

But seriously…who even does that? 50 pounds? Of candy? That deserves to be illegal.

20

It is Illegal to Have Christmas Decorations Up After January 14 In Maine

Apparently in some places Christmas can come early, but it had better not stay late, at least not later than mid January.

19

It is Illegal to Walk across a Street on Your Hands In Connecticut

Well, it’s understandably dangerous but come on, if someone is cool enough to walk across the street on their hands why would you punish them?

18

It is illegal to die in London’s Houses of Parliament

That’s right, could you please refrain from dying until you have exited the building? This will at least prevent your family from being subject to litigation.

17

Flushing the Toilet after 10 PM Where the Person Lives In an Apartment Is Illegal In Sweden

Our guess is that there are a lot of law breakers in this country…

16

Women Must Obtain Written Permission from Their Husbands to Wear False Teeth In Vermont

Imagine going your whole life thinking that your wife is taking perfect care of her teeth only to find out that…they’re fake! It’s a horrifying thought, at least horrifying enough to make them sign permission slips.

15

You Must Be 18 Years of Age to Play a Pinball Machine In South Carolina

Springs, balls flying around like crazy, bright lights and loud noises, you need to be a responsible adult to handle this craziness, at least that’s what South Carolina would say.

14

Putting Salt on a Railroad Track May Be Punishable By Death In Alabama

Salt plus railroad tracks plus Alabama equals death. Got it.

13

Donkeys Cannot Sleep In Bathtubs In Arizona

Yea, it’s weird, but illegal? Come on, give the donkeys a break already.

12

No Vehicle without a Driver May Exceed 60 Miles per Hour In California

It seems that no vehicle without a driver should be able to exceed 0 mph, but hey, you have to draw the line somewhere.

11

Waking a Sleeping Bear for a Photo Opportunity Is Strictly Forbidden In Alaska

Forget “strictly forbidden”, how about “strictly-that’s-the-dumbest-idea-anybody-could-ever-come-up-with”. Needless to say, nobody has ever been prosecuted for breaking this law.