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    Goofy Laws

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    *disclaimer* i didn't check to make sure these were 100% legit...but they are hilarious!

    In Alabama, it is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

    In Texas, it is illegal to curse in front of, or indecently expose oneself to, a corpse.

    In Michigan, a man legally owns his wife's hair.

    Kansas law prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.

    In Idaho, the law states all boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds.

    In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school or place of worship.

    In Washington state, it's against the law to sleep in an outhouse without the owner's permission.

    Putting salt on a railroad track can be punishable by death in the state of Alabama.

    In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow. (my favorite...love TEXAS)

    In Alabama, dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

    In New York City, it's illegal to shake a dust mop out a window.

    In Pueblo, Colorado, it is illegal to let a dandelion grow within city limits.

    In the state of Washington, it's illegal to catch a fish by throwing a rock at it.

    In Berkeley, California, you can't whistle for an escaped bird before 7:00 a.m.

    An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman to take anything other than backwards steps while dancing.

    In California, it is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale. (hmmm.. )

    San Francisco bans any "mechanical device that reproduces obscene language."

    In Atlanta, Georgia, it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

    In Logan County, Colorado, it's illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she's asleep.

    There's a San Francisco law that states it's illegal to play poker in public or gamble in a barricaded room.

    In the state of Texas, it is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.

    A person is not eligible to become governor in Pennsylvania if they have participated in a duel.

    It's against the law for a woman to drive in a house coat in California. (i may have broken this law... )

    In Texas, it's illegal to milk another person's cow.

    In Quitman, Georgia, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.

    It is illegal to a wake a bear for the purpose of photography in Alaska.

    In New Orleans, Louisiana, fire trucks are legally required to stop at all red lights.

    A local ordinance in Atwoodville, Connecticut prohibits people from playing Scrabble while waiting for a politician to speak. (where do they come up with this stuff???)

    In Alabama, it is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in a church.

    In California, it's illegal to eat oranges in a bathtub.

    In Oregon, it is against the law to use canned corn as bait for fishing.

    Monkeys are forbidden from smoke cigarettes in South Bend, Indiana.

    In the state of Indiana, liquor stores may not sell milk.

    In North Carolina, elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

    In Cleveland, Ohio, it's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

    In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania it is illegal to have sex with a truck driver inside a tollbooth.

    In Kentucky, by law, anyone who has been drinking is "sober" until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground."

    In Louisiana, it is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.

    In Louisiana, biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault," while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault."

    In Illinois, it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animal kept as pets.

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    Those are great!

    Goes to show how _-_-_-_-_-_ our elected officials are.



    but wait???? we elect them, that just makes no sence?


    and neither do those laws

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    These are great Cherri! Thanks for sharing.

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    Are these real????
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    Re: Goofy Laws

    Believe it or not at one time they were and many are still.

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    LOL that is funny as hell! Kinda wish I lived in Texas to graffiti my neighbors cow

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    def crazy to see how many of those laws are still around.
    but the thing is that they were passed for a reason so those cases must have happened... yea.... lol

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    There is a site that has a bunch of dumb laws on it, most of these are on there

    here is the link
    http://dumblaws.com/

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    WOW I could be arrested in 5 states!

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    what a great thread.

    I'm in a vintage thread revival mood today...
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    Oral Sex is illegal in the State of Virginia
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    I've got the Kentucky one covered

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    Quote Originally Posted by cherrichiodo View Post
    *disclaimer* i didn't check to make sure these were 100% legit...but they are hilarious!

    In Alabama, it is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

    In Texas, it is illegal to curse in front of, or indecently expose oneself to, a corpse.

    In Michigan, a man legally owns his wife's hair.

    Kansas law prohibits shooting rabbits from a motorboat.

    In Idaho, the law states all boxes of candy given as romantic gifts must weigh more than 50 pounds.

    In California, animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school or place of worship.

    In Washington state, it's against the law to sleep in an outhouse without the owner's permission.

    Putting salt on a railroad track can be punishable by death in the state of Alabama.

    In Texas, it's illegal to put graffiti on someone else's cow. (my favorite...love TEXAS)

    In Alabama, dominoes may not be played on Sunday.

    In New York City, it's illegal to shake a dust mop out a window.

    In Pueblo, Colorado, it is illegal to let a dandelion grow within city limits.

    In the state of Washington, it's illegal to catch a fish by throwing a rock at it.

    In Berkeley, California, you can't whistle for an escaped bird before 7:00 a.m.

    An old law in Bellingham, Washington, made it illegal for a woman to take anything other than backwards steps while dancing.

    In California, it is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale. (hmmm.. )

    San Francisco bans any "mechanical device that reproduces obscene language."

    In Atlanta, Georgia, it is illegal to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp.

    In Logan County, Colorado, it's illegal for a man to kiss a woman while she's asleep.

    There's a San Francisco law that states it's illegal to play poker in public or gamble in a barricaded room.

    In the state of Texas, it is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.

    A person is not eligible to become governor in Pennsylvania if they have participated in a duel.

    It's against the law for a woman to drive in a house coat in California. (i may have broken this law... )

    In Texas, it's illegal to milk another person's cow.

    In Quitman, Georgia, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.

    It is illegal to a wake a bear for the purpose of photography in Alaska.

    In New Orleans, Louisiana, fire trucks are legally required to stop at all red lights.

    A local ordinance in Atwoodville, Connecticut prohibits people from playing Scrabble while waiting for a politician to speak. (where do they come up with this stuff???)

    In Alabama, it is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in a church.

    In California, it's illegal to eat oranges in a bathtub.

    In Oregon, it is against the law to use canned corn as bait for fishing.

    Monkeys are forbidden from smoke cigarettes in South Bend, Indiana.

    In the state of Indiana, liquor stores may not sell milk.

    In North Carolina, elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

    In Cleveland, Ohio, it's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.

    In Harrisburg, Pennsylvania it is illegal to have sex with a truck driver inside a tollbooth.

    In Kentucky, by law, anyone who has been drinking is "sober" until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground."

    In Louisiana, it is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.

    In Louisiana, biting someone with your natural teeth is "simple assault," while biting someone with your false teeth is "aggravated assault."

    In Illinois, it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animal kept as pets.

    I f*%^ing love my state!

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    Re: Goofy Laws

    Usually, it's just bad manners to seduce another man's wife.
    In Mississippi, it's against the law.
    Last edited by twieder; 01-11-2008 at 05:08 PM.

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    wow! a whole year old! nice one josh

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