Strange Laws

Ø     In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.

Ø     In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760.

Ø     Alaska law says that you can't look at a moose from an airplane.

Ø     In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.

Ø     In Miami, it is forbidden to imitate an animal.

Ø     It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.

Ø     In Illinois, the law is that a car must be driven with the steering wheel.

Ø     California law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat.

Ø     In Memphis, Tennessee, a woman is not to drive a car unless a man warns approaching motorists or pedestrians by walking in front of the car that is being driven.

Ø     In Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.

Ø     In New York, it is against the law for a blind person to drive an automobile.

Ø     In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage.

Ø     In Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front.

Ø     A barber is not to advertise prices in the State of Georgia.

Ø     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.

Ø     In Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.

Ø     In Rochester, Michigan, the law is that anyone bathing in public must have the bathing suit inspected by a police officer

Ø     In Kentucky, it's the law that a person must take a bath once a year.

Ø     In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway.
Ø     In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.

Ø     In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday.

Ø     In Virginia, the Code of 1930 has a statute which prohibits corrupt practices or bribery by any person other than political candidates.

Ø     In Providence, Rhode Island, it is against the law to jump off a bridge.

Ø     In the State of Kansas, you're not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street.

Ø     In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus.

Ø     In New Jersey, cabbage can't be sold on Sunday.

Ø     In Galveston, Texas, it is illegal to have a camel run loose in the street

Ø     In North Carolina, it is against the law for dogs and cats to fight.

Ø     In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum.

Ø     In Cleveland, Ohio, it is unlawful to leave chewing gum in public places.

Ø     In Virginia, chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done before 4:00 p.m.

Ø     In New York, it is against the law for children to pick up or collect cigarette and cigar butts.

Ø     In Massachusetts, it is against the law to put tomatos in clam chowder.

Ø     In Washington State, you can't carry a concealed weapon that is over 6 feet in length.

Ø     In San Francisco, there is an ordinance, which bans the picking up and throwing of used confetti.

Ø     In Kentucky, it is illegal for a merchant to force a person into his place of business for the purpose of making a sale.

Ø     It is against the law in Connecticut for a man to write love letters to a girl whose mother or father has forbidden the relationship.

Ø     In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned.

Ø     In Phoenix, Arizona, you can't walk through a hotel lobby with spurs on.

Ø     In California, a law created in 1925 makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing.

Ø     In Utah, daylight must be visible between dancing couples.

Ø     In Michigan, it is against the law for a lady to lift her skirt more than 6 inches while walking through a mud puddle.

Ø     In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.

Ø     In Georgia, it's against the law to spread a false rumor.

Ø     In West Virginia, one can't cook sauerkraut or cabbage due to the odors and the offence is subject to imprisonment.

Ø     In Missouri, a man must have a permit to shave.

Ø     The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one time.

Ø     In Texas, it is still a "hanging offense" to steal cattle.