Silly State Laws

In Denver it is unlawful to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next door neighbor.
In Devon, Connecticut, it is unlawful to walk backwards after sunset.
In Greene, New York, it is illegal to eat peanuts and walk backwards on the sidewalks when a concert is on.
In Idaho, state law makes it illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than fifty pounds.
In Lexington, Kentucky, it’s illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.
In Marshalltown, Iowa, horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.
In Memphis, Tennessee, it is illegal for a woman to drive a car unless there is a man either running or walking in front of it waving a red flag to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians.
In Ohio, if you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the speaker’s stand, you can be fined $25.00.
In Pocatello, Idaho, a law passed in 1912 provided that “The carrying of concealed weapons is forbidden, unless same are exhibited to public view.”
In Seattle, Washington, it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length.
In Tennessee, it is illegal to shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile.
In Tulsa, Oklahoma, it is against the law to open a soda bottle without the supervision of a licensed engineer.

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