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Illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.

You may not fish on a camel's back.

Riding a merry-go-round on Sundays is considered a crime.


You may be arrested for vagrancy if you do not have at least one dollar bill on your person.

You must contact the police before entering the city in an automobile.

The English language is not to be spoken.


Waitresses may not carry drinks into a restaurant or bar.

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 3.

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

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.

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.


It is a violation of the law to sell or distribute drugs or narcotics without having first obtained the appropriate Iowa drug tax stamp.

A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.

One-armed piano players must perform for free.

Kisses may last for no more than five minutes.

Tanning bed facilities must warn of the risk of getting a sunburn.

A board was created to regulate among other things, hearing aids.

Ministers must obtain a permit to carry their liquor across state lines.

Doctors who treat a person with gonorrhea must report this to the local board of health and include the disease's "probable origin".

All boxes used to pick hops must be exactly 36 inches long.


Rabbits may not be shot from motorboats.

Pedestrians crossing the highways at night must wear tail lights.

No one may catch fish with his bare hands.

The state game rule prohibits the use of mules to hunt ducks.

If two trains meet on the same track, neither shall proceed until the other has passed.


Throwing eggs at a public speaker could result in up to one year in prison.

One may not dye a duckling blue and offer it for sale unless more than six are for sale at once.

It is illegal to fish with a bow and arrow in Kentucky.


"Fake" wrestling matches are prohibited.

Spectators at a boxing match may not mock one of the contestants.

One could possibly land in jail for 20 years upon urinating in the city's water supply.

A law was passed with the specific intent of stating the punishment for stealing crawfish.

Persons could land in jail for up to ten years for stealing an alligator.

It is a $500 fine to instruct a pizza delivery man to deliver a pizza to your friend without them knowing.

Running an abortion advertisement can land you in jail for a year.

It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol.

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

It is illegal to gargle in public places.

It is illegal to shoot lasers at police officers.

One may not "dare" another to go onto railroad tracks owned by another.

Stealing an alligator could land a person in jail for up to ten years.

Rituals that involve the ingestion of blood, urine, or fecal matter are not allowed.

One could land in jail for up to a year for making a false promise.

Every time a person is seriously burned, he must report the injury to the fire marshal.

Prisoners who hurt themselves could serve an additional two years in jail.


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.


Oral sex can not be given or received anywhere.

Thistles may not grow in one's yard.


It is illegal to give beer to hospital patients.

Candy may not contain more than 1% of alcohol.

Shooting ranges may not set up targets that resemble human beings.

At a wake, mourners may eat no more than three sandwiches.

Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.

An old ordinance declares goatees illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.

Taxi drivers are prohibited from making love in the front seat of their taxi during their shifts.

All men must carry a rifle to church on Sunday.

Hunting on Sundays is prohibited.

It is illegal to go to bed without first having a full bath.

A woman can not be on top in sexual activities.

No gorilla is allowed in the back seat of any car.

Tattooing and body piercing is illegal.

Children may smoke, but they may not purchase cigarettes.

Tomatoes may not be used in the production of clam chowder.

Quakers and witches are banned.

Bullets may not be used as currency.

Massachusetts liquor stores can only open on Sundays if they are in Berkshire, Essex, Franklin, Middlesex or Worcester counties and are within 10 miles of the Vermont or New Hampshire borders.

Alcoholic drink specials are illegal.

Public boxing matches are outlawed.


One may not be drunk on a train.

It is illegal to kill a dog using a decompression chamber.

Adultery is illegal, but can only be punished upon a complaint by the affected husband or wife.

No man may seduce and corrupt an unmarried girl, or else he risks five years in prison.

The last Sunday in June of every year was named 'log cabin day'.

Cars may not be sold on Sunday.

A woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.

There is a 3 cent bounty for each starling and 10 cent bounty for each crow killed in any village, township, or city in the state.

It is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.

You may not swear in front of women and children.

Any person over the age of 12 may have a license for a handgun as long as he/she has not been convicted of a felony.


The land of 10,000 lakes declares mosquitos a public nuisance.

It is illegal to stand around any building without a good reason to be there.

A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.

It is illegal to sleep naked.

All men driving motorcycles must wear shirts.

Citizens may not enter Wisconsin with a chicken on their head.

Oral sex is prohibited.

All bathtubs must have feet.


If one is a parent to two illegitimate children, that person will go to jail for at least one month.

No one may bribe any athlete to "rig" a game, match, tournament, etc.

It is illegal to teach others what polygamy is.

A man may not seduce a woman by lying, and claiming he will marry her.

One may be fined up to $100 for using "profane language" in public places.

Private citizens may personally arrest any person that disturbs a church service.

Cattle rustling is punishable by hanging.

Horses are not to be housed within 50 feet of any road.

Adultery or Fornication (living togeather while not married or having sex with someone that is not your spouse) results in a fine of $500 and/or 6 months in prison.

Vagrancy is punishable by either 30 days in prison or a $250 fine.

Unnatural intercourse, if both parties voluntarily participate, results in a maximum sentence of 10 years and $10,000.

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


It is illegal to have oral sex.

Single men between the ages of twenty-one and fifty must pay an annual tax of one dollar (enacted 1820).

It is not illegal to speed.


Prostitution is considered a "crime against the family".

One may not pretend to abuse an animal in the presence of a minor.

It is illegal to have a sheep in the cab of your truck without a chaperone.

It is a felony for a wife to open her husband's mail.

It is a misdemeanor to show movies that depict acts of felonious crime.

In Montana, it is illegal for married women to go fishing alone on Sundays, and illegal for unmarried women to fish alone at all.

It is illegal for a man and a woman to have sex in any other position other than missionary style.

Seven or more indians are considered a raiding or war party and it is legal to shoot them.


Persons with gonorrhea may not marry.

It is illegal to fly a plane while drunk.

If a child burps during church, his parent may be arrested.

It is Illegal to go whale fishing.

It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.

It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.


It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.

It's still "legal" to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.

New Hampshire:

You may not tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant, or cafe.

You cannot sell the clothes you are wearing to pay off a gambling debt.

It is considered an offense to check into a hotel under an assumed name.

It is illegal to pick seaweed up off of the beach.

Any cattle that crosses state roads must be fitted with a device to gather its feces.

You may not run machinery on Sundays.

On Sundays citizens may not relieve themselves while looking up.

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