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Southtown800

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Here are some funny laws, i like the last one at the bottom,
In New York, it is illegal to do anything illegal.



In Tennessee, it is illegal to drive a car while you are asleep.
In Memphis, Tennessee, no woman may operate a car unless a man is running or walking in front of the car waving a red flag to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists.
In Connecticut, bicyclists traveling in excess of 65 miles per hour can be stopped by the police.
It is prohibited to walk backward after sunset in Devon, Connecticut.
Belvedere California's Municipal Code has a section which reads as follows: "No dog shall be in a public place without its master on a leash."
In Florida, you may not hunt or kill deer while swimming.
In Kentucky, women weighing between 90 and 200 pounds, appearing in a bathing suit on a public highway, must be escorted by at least two officers or armed with a club.
Infants are forbidden to dance in public halls in Los Angeles, California.
It is unlawful in Dyersburg, Tennessee for a woman to call a man and ask him out.
In Idaho, it is illegal for a man to give his sweetheart a box of candy weighing less than 50 pounds.
In Lexington, Kentucky, it is illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your pocket.
It is illegal in Hawaii to insert pennies in your ear.
Maine has a law that calls for a legal hunting season on all attorneys.
Baltimore, Maryland's Municipal Code has a section which reads: "Any services performed by a jackass must be recorded."
"Intoxicated persons are prohibited from operating a vehicle on any public highway or street, except for a wheelbarrow." Utah Ordinance.
In Pennsylvania, "Any motorist driving along a country road at night must stop every mile and send up a rocket signal, wait ten minutes for the road to be cleared of livestock, and then continue." This same statute goes on to say: "Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming towards 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."
A Newburgh, New York ordinance states that no one is allowed to eat popcorn or peanuts while walking backward when there is a concert in progress.
"Any vehicles meeting at an intersection must stop. Each must wait for the other to pass. Neither can proceed until the other is gone." New Hampshire traffic ordinance.
In Alabama, it is a crime to put salt on railroad tracks. The offense is punishable by death.
"No person shall knowingly keep or harbor at his house or her house within the city any woman of ill-repute, lewd character or a common prostitute, other than wife, mother or sister." Ashland, Kentucky ordinance.
In Washington State, it is against the law to pretend your parents are rich.
"It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town." Tacoma, Washington ordinance.
In South Carolina, if you inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide, you have committed an offense which is punishable by death.
The best, however, comes from New York. In New York, it is illegal to do anything illegal.
 

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In some cities in Texas, it is illegal .......
to curse in front of, or indecently expose oneself to a corpse
to put graffiti on someone else's cow
to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing
to milk another person's cow
 

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Not that this is entirely strange since laws go unoticed all the time, but this one definitely got some attention.

I was living in Nashville, Tennessee at that time when this happened, in 1997. Obviously black people had been allowed to vote for a long time at this point, but the law was never amended. I wonder what would have happened if someone had decided to challenge an election count since it was technically illegal for black people to vote.

OKC CSI
 

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You have to wonder who wrote some of these and what happend that the law was created.. :lol:

In Connorsville, Wisconsin a man is legally prohibited from shooting a gun while his female partner is having an orgasm.
 

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cschmit said:
You have to wonder who wrote some of these and what happend that the law was created.. :lol:

In Connorsville, Wisconsin a man is legally prohibited from shooting a gun while his female partner is having an orgasm.
YEEEHAWWW! <BANG> Oops, sorry Honey.
 

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I had a friend in Kentucky that beat a DUI charge with one of Kentucky’s old laws
"You are not considered drunk until you can no longer hang on to the ground"

I disagree with beating the DUI, but the law is still on the books along with " A legal signature is not legible"
 
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cschmit said:
You have to wonder who wrote some of these and what happend that the law was created.. :lol:

In Connorsville, Wisconsin a man is legally prohibited from shooting a gun while his female partner is having an orgasm.
That law is irrelevant.

From what I have been told. WI men don't know how to give their female partner an orgasm. :twisted: :lol: :twisted:
 

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N_Jay said:
That law is irrelevant.

From what I have been told. WI men don't know how to give their female partner an orgasm. :twisted: :lol: :twisted:
That was just wrong on so many levels.....:)
 

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N_Jay said:
That law is irrelevant.

From what I have been told. WI men don't know how to give their female partner an orgasm. :twisted: :lol: :twisted:
I'm originally from Wisconsin and that is wrong we can, at least I hope.:lol:
If we don't. Look at most of the women up there and you may understand why.
 

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In Omaha, NE it is illegal to spit on the sidewalk.
In Rhode Island it illegal to drive forward with your reverse lights on.
 
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I wonder how many of these "laws" are just BS made up and spread around on the Internet?
 

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KG4WHM said:
Most are really old laws from the 1800s and early 1900s.
Some might be bs
But not all....some are from the "nuclear age"....according to www.dumblaws.com, or last time I checked anyway, it is illegal to detonate a nuclear device within the confines of the city limits of Marlboro, Massachusetts.

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Wutz Legal in Virginia....????

matthewtomek said:
In Mississippi, the only legal sexual position is missionary style.
I imagine any position is legal here in Va., the only "illegal" ones are @ my house.....just axe my wife, she'll set ya straight !!!.....woot-woot....lol
 
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