Even More Crazy Laws

Even More Crazy Laws

  • New Jersey: If you commit or attempt to commit a murder while wearing a bulletproof vest you are also breaking another law, aside from the attempted murder.
  • New Mexico: It is illegal to start the state anthem and not finish it, if you are in for respecting your state, you can’t cop out in between a stanza.
  • New York: In New York, if a person “being masked or in any manner disguised by unusual or unnatural attire or facial alteration, loiters, remains or congregates in a public place with other persons so masked or disguised” then that person is an illegal loiterer, unless you’re at a masquerade ball.
  • North Carolina: A law in North Carolina prohibits the stealing of used kitchen grease, so if that is how you get your kicks be sure to be in another state.
  • North Dakota: You may not knowingly clone or attempt to clone throughout the state, mad scientists beware.
  • Ohio: Allowing a fish to imbibe alcohol is strictly illegal
  • Oklahoma: Though Oklahoma is home to many oddities, bear wrestling and horse tripping are deemed illegal.
  • Oregon: Carrying a person under the age of 18 on any external part of the car is unlawful.
  • Pennsylvania: Filed as a third class misdemeanor either administering love potions, or divining where someone should dig for treasure is not worth your record.
  • Rhode Island: If you intentionally bite off your friend’s arm, you will go to jail. If it’s an accident, though, you have absolutely nothing to worry about.
  • South Carolina: Individuals under the age of 18 are not allowed to play pinball, we hear tell it is a gate way activity to all kinds of unseemly behavior like mini golf.
  • South Dakota: Fireworks are not illegal in South Dakota, as long as you are exclusively using them to scare crows away from your sunflower crop.
  • Tennessee: Any and all recreations that include games or amusement in a cemetery are forbidden.
  • Texas: If you’re standing up, you’re only legally allowed to take three sips of beer. Which means if you’re chugging, you better sit down.
  • Utah: Utah has some laws left over from their time as a mostly Mormon state that make them notoriously zany, but one that sticks out are special curtains which hide the bartender from all but the bar in order that children not see the alcohol.
  • Vermont: Shooting birds for amusement is forbidden, there must be a reason for it besides fun.
  • Virginia: Having sex out of wedlock is defined as a CLass 4 misdemeanor, and if convicted you can face fines up to two hundred and fifty ($250) dollars
  • Washington: Destroying another person’s beer cask, barrel, keg, or bottle is strictly forbidden, as is filling those things without the owner’s written consent.
  • West Virginia: A government official can not hold office if they have ever taken part in a duel.
  • Wisconsin:Under state law, no butter substitutes may be fed to students, patients, or inmates of any state institution unless a doctor prescribes it for their health.
  • Wyoming: Taking or harming a fish with a gun is against the law in Wyoming