In the nineteenth century, it was a misdemeanor offense in Tucson for a person to appear in public in the dress “not of his or her sex.” The question is, would it be worse for a woman to be in pants, or NO pants?!?
There is an urban legend that Pancho Villa rode his horse up the marble staircase of the Gadsen Hotel in Douglas, Arizona. Maybe the citizens of Prescott were hoping to prevent a repeat of this event?
This law is from Nogales, AZ. I wonder if someone’s brother owned a belt factory nearby? If so, this could be an early form of crony capitalism!
The zoning ordinance was intended to crack down on the proliferation of brothels. However, lawmakers did not foresee cultural changes such as groups of girls living together in a sorority house.
This law has been attributed to a city ordinance in Globe, Arizona. I guess if you and your Native American friends want to play poker, it would behoove you to get off the streets! This one has been broken at least once on purpose, and can be read about in this book.
This law is associated with the city of Glendale, Arizona. While not intending to prohibit you from backing out of your driveway, this law is intended to discourage folks from driving in reverse for longer distances. For example, like the moron who missed his freeway exit and decides to back up 500 yards in the […]