Weird Laws

Weird Laws

There are 77 Weird Laws!

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    In Quitman, Georgia, US, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.
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    In France, it is legal to marry a dead person!
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    The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.
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    In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. (The husband's lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.)
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    Moscow weathermen can be fined for inaccurate weather forecasting!
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All Weird Laws

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    In downtown Churchill, Manitoba, it's illegal to lock your car doors in case someone needs to escape from a polar bear.
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    Porn is illegal in the Ukraine, unless it’s prescribed for medical use.
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    In Mohave County, Arizona, if someone is caught stealing soap, they must wash themselves with it until it has gone.
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    In California, Maryland, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, it's against the law to hold a "Ladies' Night" because it's deemed gender discrimination.
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    In Australia, Taxi cabs are required to carry a bale of hay in the trunk.
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    In Australia, it is illegal to walk on the right-hand side of a footpath.
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    In 2011, Mortal Kombat was banned in Australia.
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    In Utah, it is illegal to swear in front of a dead person.
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    In 1911, pigtails were banned in China because they were seen as a link with its feudal past.
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    In Scotland it is illegal to be a drunk in possession of a cow.
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    Anyone under the age of 21 who takes out household trash containing even a single empty alcohol beverage container can be charged with illegal possession of alcohol in Missouri.
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    Oral sex was illegal in 18 states under old sodomy law until 2003 when they were invalidated.
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    In Hong Kong, a betrayed wife is legally allowed to kill her adulterous husband, but may only do so with her bare hands. (The husband's lover, on the other hand, may be killed in any manner desired.)
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    In Breton, Alabama, there is a law on the town's books against riding down the street in a motorboat.
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    In Kentucky, US, every citizen is required by law to take a bath at least once a year.
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    In Saudi Arabia, a woman reportedly may divorce her husband if he does not keep her supplied with coffee.
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    You can't plow a cotton field with an elephant in North Carolina.
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    In New York, it is against the law for children to pick up or collect cigarette and cigar butts.
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    In San Francisco, there is an ordinance, which bans the picking up and throwing of used confetti.
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    It's illegal to drink beer out of a bucket while you're sitting on a curb in St. Louis!
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    In Quitman, Georgia, US, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.
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    In Georgia, US, members of the State Assembly cannot be ticketed for speeding while the State Assembly is in session.
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    In Georgia, US, donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs.
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    It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
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    You are more likely to get a ticket if you drive barefooted.
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    New Jersey and Oregon are the only two states where it is illegal to pump your own gas.
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    In Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front.
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    A barber is not to advertise prices in the State of Georgia.
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    In Louisiana, a bill was introduced years ago in the State House of Representatives that fixed a ceiling on haircuts for bald men of 25 cents.
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    In Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.
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    In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760.
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    Alaska law says that you can't look at a moose from an airplane.
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    In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.
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    In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.
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    California law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat.
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    In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage.
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    Until the 1960's men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland.
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    Tipping at a restaurant in Iceland is considered an insult.
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    The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.
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    New Zealand is the first country to allow women to vote.
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