Stupid Laws in United States
Location: Tennessee, United States | no comments
Location: New Orleans, Louisiana | one comment
Location: Delaware, United States | no comments
Location: Indiana, United States | one comment
Location: Clemson, South Carolina | one comment
Location: Cape Coral, Florida | 10 comments
Location: Illinois, United States | no comments
Location: Iowa, United States | no comments
Location: Washington, DC, United States | no comments
Location: Idaho, United States | 3 comments
A city council member introduced a resolution a few years ago to ban Santa Claus from the city (defeated)
Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico | no comments
A city ordinance states that a person cannot go barefoot without first obtaining a special five-dollar permit.
Location: Texas, United States | 4 comments
A decree declares that anyone caught stealing soap must wash himself with it until it is all used up.
Location: Mohave County, Arizona | no comments
Location: Oregon, United States | one comment
A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking “at a woman in that way.” A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a “pair of horse-blinders” wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll.
Location: New York, United States | one comment
A group of 5 or more Native Americans are to be considered a raiding party and may be killed on the spot.
Location: Mount Pocono, Pennsylvania | 7 comments
Location: Utah, United States | 3 comments
Location: California, United States | 3 comments
Location: Hawaii, United States | 5 comments
Location: Columbia, Maryland | no comments
A law passed in 1912 provided that “The carrying of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless some are exhibited to public view.
Location: Pocatello, Idaho | no comments
Location: Arkansas, United States | no comments
A law to reduce crime states: “It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.”
Location: Washington, United States | one comment
Location: Louisiana, United States | 5 comments
A legislator proposed a resolution urging that each TV weather person be required to provide an ice cream cone to every member of the state House of Representatives whenever the forecast was wrong.
Location: Utah, United States | one comment