Bizarre laws

Here’s a rather bizarre, but fabulous collection of 20 strange laws from across the world. Most of these laws still remain in the books today, even if rarely enforced.

  • In Texas, it’s against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession
  • In Philadelphia, you can’t put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760
  • Alaska law says that you can’t look at a moose from an airplane
  • It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State
  • California law prohibits a woman from driving a car while dressed in a housecoat
  • In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum
  • In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage
  • In Georgia, it is against the law to slap a man on the back or front
  • In Michigan, it is against the law for a lady to lift her skirt more than 6 inches while walking through a mud puddle. 
  • In Kentucky, it’s the law that a person must take a bath once a year
  • In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway
  • In the state of Colorado, a pet cat, if loose, must have a tail-light
  • In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday
  • In the State of Kansas, you’re not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street
  • In Florida, it is against the law to put livestock on a school bus
  • In Virginia, chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done before 4:00 p.m
  • In Michigan, married couples must live together or be imprisoned
  • In California, a law created in 1925 makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing
  • The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one time
  • In Phoenix, Arizona, you can’t walk through a hotel lobby with spurs on
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