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The Strangest U.S. Laws

Arkansas:
A man can legally beat his wife, but no more than once a month.

California:
In L.A., a man may legally beat his wife with a leather strap, as long as it is less than 2 inches wide, or she gives him permission to use a wider strap.
It is a misdemeanor to shoot any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.
It is illegal to set a mouse trap without a hunting license.

Connecticut:
In Hartford, it is illegal to kiss your wife on Sunday.

Florida:
Unmarried women who parachute on Sunday's will be jailed.

Georgia:
In Quitman, it is illegal for a chicken to cross the road.
In Columbus, it is illegal to sit on one's porch in an indecent position.

Illinois:
In Chicago, it is illegal to take a french poodle to the Opera.
According to state law, it is illegal to speak English. The officially recognized language is "American."
In Joliet, it is illegal to mispronounce the name Joliet

Indiana:
Monkeys are forbidden to smoke cigarettes in South Bend.

Kansas:
In Natoma, if a man is wearing a striped suit, you cannot throw a knife at him.

Kentucky:
It is illegal to marry the same man more than three times.

Massachusetts:
It is illegal to wear a goatee without a license.
North Andover prohibits its citizens from carrying "space guns."
In 1659, the state outlawed Christmas.

Michigan:
A state law stipulates that a woman's hair legally belongs to her husband.
Under state law, dentists are officially classified as "mechanics."
In Clawson, it is legal for a man to "sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens."

Minnesota:
It is illegal to tease skunks.
Every man in Brainerd is required by law to grow a beard.

Missouri:
In Kansas City, children can buy shotguns... but not toy cap guns.

Montana:
In Whitehall, it is illegal to operate a vehicle with ice picks attached to the wheels.
It is a felony for a wife to open her husband's mail.
It is a misdemeanor to show movies that depict acts of felonious crime.

Nebraska:
If a child burps during a church service in Omaha, his or her parents may be arrested.
It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.

New Jersey:
In Newark, it's illegal to buy ice cream after 6 p.m. unless you have a doctor's note.

New York:
In Staten Island, it is illegal for a father to call his son a faggot or queer in an effort to curb girlie behavior.
In NYC, "it is disorderly conduct for one man to greet another on the street by placing the end of his thumb against the tip of his nose and wiggling the extended fingers of that hand."

North Carolina:
It is illegal to have sex in a Churchyard.
It is illegal to make love on the floor of a hotel room between two double beds.

Ohio:
In Columbus, it is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday.
In Oxford, it is illegal for a woman to disrobe in front of a man's picture.
In Youngstown, it is illegal to run out of gas.

Oklahoma:
Whale hunting is strictly forbidden.
People who make "ugly faces" at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.

Oregon:
The town of Hood River prohibits the act of juggling without a license.

Pennsylvania:
"Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well off the road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass. If the horses appear skittish, the motorist must take his car apart piece by piece, and hide it under the nearest bushes."

Rhode Island:
Its illegal to throw pickle juice on a trolley.

Tennessee:
It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.
In Dyersburg, it is illegal for a woman to call a man for a date.
In Memphis, it is illegal for a woman to drive by herself; "a man must walk or run in front of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists."

Texas:
The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned because it contains a formula for making beer at home.
It is illegal to milk another person's cow.

Utah:
A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife in his presence.

Vermont:
It is illegal to deny the existence of God.
It is illegal to whistle underwater.
Women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.

Virginia:
In Richmond, it is illegal to flip a coin in any eating establishment to determine who buys a cup of coffee.
In Lebanon, it is illegal to kick your wife out of bed.

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some of those I think are especially the one for PA and the horses.


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Yeah, I really doubt the authenticity of their source. The thick red Texas Law book on my desk lacks any such laws listed. Perhaps in days of prohibition, but not now. Domestic Violence Laws in Arkansas are rather seriosu as well, so there goes that one as well.
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because I use to live across the street from Clawson and my neighbor use to sleep with his animals! isn't it!




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because I use to live across the street from Clawson and my neighbor use to sleep with his animals! isn't it!

Animal Husbandry......now that IS encouraged in some parts of TX
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Animal Husbandry......now that IS encouraged in some parts of TX
Have you seens some of the women from Texas! You can't determine which is like your dog/cow versus the women!

Then again, there are some really pretty ones, like Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Hilary Duff and others...



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Have you seens some of the women from Texas! You can't determine which is like your dog/cow versus the women!

Then again, there are some really pretty ones, like Kelly Clarkson, Miranda Lambert, Hilary Duff and others...



doesnt matter what it is, it always boils down to pics of women..

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I wanna know how many whales are in Oklahoma




...Or does "no whale hunting" mean no chubby chasin?

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Now I'll have my way will with Hilery in the buff! Go down and take a looksy at her muff!!




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Now I'll have my way will with Hilery in the buff! Go down and take a looksy at her muff!!


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Is hillary duff old enough to say she's hot yet?

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It is illegal to have sex in a Churchyard.
It is illegal to make love on the floor of a hotel room between two double beds.

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Its also is illegal to spit on the side walk on Sunday.
The only legal sexual position is Missionary in my town.
Truly on the books.

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Is hillary duff old enough to say she's hot yet?
Yes sir... if there is grass on the run way...land the jet!




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Yes sir... if there is grass on the run way...land the jet!
here ya go GM: If there's grass on the field..Play Ball


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Yep...proceed to...

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Is hillary duff old enough to say she's hot yet?

She is 17 Pickle...

JK...

You know it ALWAYS comes down to pictures of women...What else is there that is interesting in life now adays besides motorcycles, motorcycle racing and women?
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She is 17 Pickle...

JK...

You know it ALWAYS comes down to pictures of women...What else is there that is interesting in life now adays besides motorcycles, motorcycle racing and women?
that sums it up graf.


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