Dumb Laws

  1. http://www.dumblaws.com/states/

    Find your state and post away!!

    Maine: Shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.

    You may not step out of a plane in flight.

    After January 14th you will be charged a fine for having your Christmas decorations still up.

    To stroll down the street playing a violin is against the law

    It is illegal to gamble at the airport

    If any part of the sign ordinances of the city are more stringent than federal laws, even though they may be in conflict with them, they will prevail

    Shoelaces must be tied while walking down the street

    It is illegal to park in front of Dunkin Donuts

    Advertisements may not be placed in cemeteries.

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  2. 41 Comments

  3. by   Robin61970
    Arkansas State laws:

    The Arkansas River can rise no higher than to the Main Street bridge in Little Rock.
    A law provides that school teachers who bob their hair will not get a raise.
    A man can legally beat his wife, but not more than once a month.
    Oral sex is considered to be sodomy.
    Alligators may not be kept in bathtubs.

    And these are City Laws:

    Fayetteville

    It is illegal to kill "any living creature".

    Little Rock

    Dogs may not bark after 6 PM.
    Flirtation between men and women on the streets of Little Rock may result in a 30-day jail term.
    It is unlawful to walk one's cow down Main Street after 1:00 PM on Sunday.

    And since I was an Okie for half my life I will put them too.....

    Oklahoma State Laws........

    Females are forbidden from doing their own hair without being licensed by the state.
    Dogs must have a permit signed by the mayor in order to congregate in groups of three or more on private property.
    Oklahoma will not tolerate anyone taking a bite out of another's hamburger.
    It is against the law to read a comic book while operating a motor vehicle.
    Whaling is illegal.
    It is illegal to have the hind legs of farm animals in your boots.
    Residents are taxed for the furniture in their homes, and any other personal belongings.
    People who make "ugly faces" at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.
    Cars must be tethered outside of public buildings.
    Oral sex is a misdemeanor and is punishable by one year in jail and a $2,500 fine.
    Anyone arrested for soliciting a hooker must have their name and picture shown on television.
    It's statutory rape for a man over 18 to have sex with a female under the age of 18, provided she's a virgin. If she's not a virgin, it is okay, but the said person must be over 16. If both parties are under 18, then the law does not apply.
    Tattoos are banned.
    No one may spit on a sidewalk.
    It is illegal to wear your boots to bed.
    It is illegal to have sex before you are married.
    Fish may not be contained in fishbowls while on a public bus.
    Tissues are not to be found in the back of one's car.
    One may not promote a "horse tripping event".
    It is illegal for the owner of a bar to allow anyone inside to pretend to have sex with a buffalo.


    Ada

    If you wear New York Jets clothing, you may be put in jail.
    Bartlesville

    If ones dog is run over by a car, the owner must pay for the dog's disposal.
    Get the full text of this law.
    No person may own more than two adult cats.
    Get the full text of this law.
    It is illegal to cause "annoying vibrations" in the city limits.
    Persons may not play catch on any city street.

    Clinton

    Molesting an automobile is illegal.
    Hawthahorne

    It is unlawful to put any hypnotized person in a display window.
    Oklahoma City

    No one may walk backwards downtown while eating a hamburger.
    Schulter

    Women may not gamble in the nude, in lingerie, or while wearing a towel.
    Tulsa

    You may not open a soda bottle without the supervision of a licensed engineer.
    Elephants are not to be taken into the downtown area.
    Wynona

    One's mode of transportation must be tied up while not attended.
    Mules may not drink out of bird baths.
    Clothes may not be washed in bird baths.
    Yukon

    It is illegal to tie a horse in front of city hall.
    While passing another vehicle, you must honk your horn.


    Crazy crap!
  4. by   Sleepyeyes
    (favorites in bold)

    Florida:

    Women may be fined for falling asleep under a hair dryer, as can the salon owner.

    A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.

    If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.

    It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.

    Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.

    Having sexual relations with a porcupine is illegal.

    It is illegal to skateboard without a license.

    When having sex, only the missionary position is legal.

    You may not fart in a public place after 6 P.M. on Thursdays.

    It is considered an offense to shower naked.

    You are not allowed to break more than three dishes per day, or
    chip the edges of more than four cups and/or saucers.

    Oral sex is illegal.

    You may not kiss your wife's breasts.

    Penalty for horse theft is death by hanging.

    One may not commit any "unnatural acts" with another person.

    Unmarried couples may not commit "lewd acts" and live together in the same residence.

    Corrupting the public morals is defined as a nuisance, and is declared a misdemeanor offense.

    Doors of all public buildings must open outwards.

    It is illegal to sell your children
  5. by   kittyw
    tennessee:

    skunks may not be carried into the state. who carries skunks??

    you can't shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile. whales?? where in the heck do you find whales in a landlocked state?

    hollow logs may not be sold. but what if you want to buy a hollow log?

    more than 8 women may not live in the same house because that would constitute a brothel. sorry roommate ... we've already got 8 you gotta move out.

    it is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish. now who can catch a fish with a lasso?

    giving and receiving oral sex is still prohibited by law. good thing clinton and his "gang" weren't down here.

    no christian parent may require their children to pick up trash from the highway on easter day. but it's really an easter egg hunt, officer.

    it is legal to gather and consume roadkill.
    go look at what i hit ... yumm yumm dinner time!!
  6. by   kittyw
    From PA:

    Danville: All fire hydrants must be checked one hour before all fires.
  7. by   deespoohbear
    One may not sniff glue.

    A person must get a referral from a licensed physician if he or she wishes to see a hypnotist unless the desired procedure is to quit smoking or lose weight.

    Baths may not be taken between the months of October and March.

    It is illegal to sell cars on Sunday.

    Oral sex is illegal.

    A man over the age of 18 may be arrested for statutory rape if the passenger in his car is not wearing her socks and shoes, and is under the age of 17.

    It is against the law to pass a horse on the street.

    It is illegal for a liquor store to sell cold soft drinks.
    Get the full text of this law.

    Liquor stores may not sell milk.

    Grocery stores may not sell any type of cold liquor.

    You can get out of paying for a dependent's medical care by praying for him/her.

    One man may not back into a parking spot becasue it prevents police officers from seeing the license plate.

    Smoking in the state legislature building is banned, except when the legislature is in session.

    Check forgery can be punished with public flogging up to 100 stripes.

    Pedestrians crossing the highway at night are prohibited from wearing tail lights.

    Men are prohibited from standing in a bar.

    You are not allowed to carry a cocktail from the bar to a table. The waiter or waitress has to do it.

    Drinks on the house are illegal.

    Drinking from your own bottle in a bar can lead to your arrest.

    You are required to pour your drink into a glass.

    "Spiteful Gossip" and "talking behind a person's back" are illegal.
    State government officials who engage in private duels can be dismissed from their post.

    Mustaches are illegal if the bearer has a tendency to habitually kiss other humans.

    Hotel sheets must be exactly 99 inches long and 81 inches wide.

    If any person has a puppet show, wire dancing or tumbling act in the state of Indiana and receives money for it, they will be fined $3 under the Act to Prevent Certain Immoral Practices.

    Anyone 14 or older who profanely curses, damns or swears by the name of God, Jesus Christ or the Holy Ghost, shall be fined one to three dollars for each offense, with a maximum fine of ten dollars per day.

    A three dollar fine per pack will be imposed on anyone playing cards in Indiana under the Act for the Prevention of Gaming.

    The value of Pi is 4, and not 3.1415.

    It is illegal for a man to be sexually aroused in public.


    Wouldn't you like to know the story behind some of these laws?


  8. by   cactus wren
    Arizona
    Hunting camels is prohibited
    Any misdemeanor commited while wearing a red mask is considered a felony
    There is a possible 25 years in prison for cutting down a cactus
    You may not have more than 2 dildoes in a house.........

    Globe
    Cards may not be played in the street with a Native American
  9. by   Lausana
    Originally posted by kristi915
    [url]It is illegal to park in front of Dunkin Donuts
    Gee, I wonder who would want to make sure there is plenty of parking at a donut shop?? :uhoh21:
  10. by   night owl
    OK, Who the h*ll makes these laws and for what reason?????
    Is there a law that states, "You must make up some dumb laws for each state?"
    These are just too funny!!!
    Well, let me go molest my car...If you don't hear from me in a few days, you know I was arrested! :stone
  11. by   sbic56
    After January 14th you will be charged a fine for having your Christmas decorations still up.

    I sure wish they'd enforce that one!! It IS a problem in this state!
  12. by   Lausana

    "Spiteful Gossip" and "talking behind a person's back" are illegal.

    Wish they enforced this one!!
  13. by   Rustyhammer
    Carrizozo

    It's forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public.

    Las Cruces

    You may not carry a lunchbox down Main Street.

    Only 2 dumb laws listed for my state but the good new is that evidently Whailing and oral sex are legal!


    -Russell
  14. by   Lausana
    Originally posted by Rustyhammer
    Only 2 dumb laws listed for my state but the good new is that evidently Whailing and oral sex are legal!


    -Russell
    [Thunderous noise as people nationwide rush to New Mexico]

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