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!


 

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.