25 Ridiculous State Laws

Posted by on May 30, 2012

Have you ever juggled? If you have, chances are you don’t live in Hood River, Oregon, where juggling without a license is illegal. Yep, that’s right. Illegal. It turns out the United States is home to some outrageous laws. From Alabama to Wyoming, every state has at least one law that will make you shake your head in dismay. No matter where you live, you should probably check out these 25 ridiculous state laws. You may have broken the law and not even know it!


 

25

Alabama

It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

24

Alaska

Whispering in someone’s ear while moose hunting is prohibited.

23

California

One may not prevent children from playfully jumping over puddles of water.

22

Delaware

It is illegal to wear pants that are “form fitting” around the waist.

21

Florida

If you tie an elephant to a parking meter, you must pay the same parking fee as you would for a vehicle.

20

Georgia

Chickens may not cross the road in Quitman, Georgia.

19

Idaho

Residents of Tamarack, Idaho, are not allowed to purchase onions after dark unless they have a special permit from the sheriff.

18

Illinois

It is illegal to give dogs, cats, or other domesticated animals a lighted cigar in Zion, Illinois.



17

Indiana

In Elkhart, Indiana, barbers may not threaten to cut children’s ears off.

16

Iowa

It is against the law for any man within the city limits of Ottumwa, Iowa, to wink at any female with whom he is unacquainted.

15

Kansas

It is illegal to carry a concealed bean snapper in Wichita, Kansas.

14

Kentucky

It is unlawful to remarry the same man four times.

13

Maine

Citizens will be fined if they keep their Christmas decorations on display after January 14.

12

Maryland

In Baltimore, Maryland, it is illegal to take a lion to the movies.

11

Michigan

You cannot make love in a car in Detroit, Michigan, unless it is parked on your own property.