Reported here, Canada’s Supreme Court has legalized oral sex with pets as long as no penetration is involved.
Many stupid laws have to do with advancing technology. To mention just one: a provision in a code concerning the military, dating back to 1939, regulates “beasts of burden (horses, oxen, dogs, etc.)” that can be requisitioned “for vehicles employed by the army”.
The Belgian Judicial Code provides a list of goods and items that may not, in principle, be seized by a bailiff (art. 1408), basically in order to safeguard minimal living conditions and means. While such a list is useful in itself, its details harken back to days of yore. Most notably, it details that a…
A monkey once served 5 days in a Chicago jail for shoplifting.
Sheep driven or conducted between the hours of 6:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m., and when crossing a bridge, shall be in charge of at least six (6) drovers; and the footway and not less than one-third (1/3) of the roadway of the bridge shall be kept free of obstruction by the sheep.
No person who has removed manure from any bin or pit, or any other place where manure has been accumulated, shall deposit the manure in any place within any of the more densely populated parts of the District without a permit from the health officer authorizing him or her to do so, and then only…
Each horse-drawn vehicle engaged in carrying loads on the streets and highways of the District shall be equipped with an effective brake.
In 1990 the House of Representatives came to this conclusion.