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.”

A proposed Washington law protects sports referees from civil suit unless their actions were “willful, wanton, reckless, malicious or grossly negligent.”

A Washington state law offers the presumption that youngsters will read comic books.

All lollipops are banned.

All motor vehicles must be preceded by a man carrying a red flag (daytime) or a red lantern (nighttime) fifty feet in front of said vehicle.

An old Washington law sent duelists to jail for ten years, assuming they didn’t lose the duel.

Any restroom with pay toilets has to have an equal number of free toilets.

This law came to pass after the speaker of the state House of Representatives raced to an all-pay facility without a dime.

Anyone under the age of 18 must have parental permission to throw a tear gas canister.

Candidates for office cannot buy alcohol for others while polls are open

It shall be unlawful for a candidate for office or for nomination thereto whose name appears upon the ballot at any election to give to or purchase for another person, not a member of his or her family, any liquor in or upon any premises licensed by the state for the sale of any such [...]

Dancing and drinking may not occur at the same establishment.

Destroying a beer cask or bottle of another is illegal.

RCW 19.76.110 Refilling bottles, etc. — Forbidden.

It is hereby declared to be unlawful for any person or persons hereafter, without the written consent of the owner or owners thereof, to fill with ale, porter, lager beer or soda, mineral water or other beverages, for sale or to be furnished to customers, any such casks, [...]

Fake wrestling is illegal

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If honey is a blend of more than one type of flower, it’s illegal for the honey to be labeled as having come from one type of flower.

It is illegal to “keep, or permit to remain, in any location . . . anything whatsoever in which flies or rats may breed or multiply.”

It is illegal to attach a vending machine to a utility pole without prior consent from the utility company.

RCW 70.54.090 Attachment of objects to utility poles.

It shall be unlawful to attach to utility poles any of the following: Advertising signs, posters, vending machines, or any similar object which presents a hazard to, or endangers the lives of, electrical workers. Any attachment to utility poles shall only be made with the permission of [...]

It is illegal to carry a fishbowl or aquarium onto a bus because the sound of the water sloshing may disturb other passengers.

It is illegal to display a hypnotized or allegedly hypnotized person in a store window.

It is illegal to entice girls away from the Maple Lane School for girls.

RCW 72.20.065 Intrusion — Enticement away of girls — Interference — Penalty.

Any person who shall go upon the school grounds except on lawful business, or by consent of the superintendent, or who shall entice any girl away from the school, or who shall in any way interfere with its management or discipline, shall be [...]

It is illegal to give noxious substances to a bird in any city park.

It is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag.

It is illegal to pretend you’re the offspring of someone and entitled to their estate

It used to be illegal to interrupt a religious meeting by having a horse race.

It’s illegal to catch a fish by throwing a rock at it.

It’s illegal to sell to minors comics that might incite them to violence or depraved or immoral acts.

It’s illegal to sleep in an outhouse without the owner’s permission.