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Weird Laws In Rhode Island

Riding a horse over any public highway for the purpose of racing, or testing the speed of the horse is illegal.

Any marriage where either of the parties is an idiot or lunatic is null and void.

One must make a loud noise before passing a car on the left.

Cap guns are illegal.

Impersonating a town sealer, auctioneer, corder of wood, or a fence-viewer is against the law.


Fortunetelling is illegal unless it’s performed in a church because no one lies in a church. Not to God.

No one may hunt animals on Sunday unless it’s a raccoon.

No children may attend school with their breath smelling of "wild onions

Driving in circles is against the law
You are not allowed to drive past the same location more than once in thirty minutes on Atlantic Avenue in Virginia Beach.

It’s illegal and a game of chance to flip a coin in a restaurant to see who pays for the bill. Be warned!

In Dayton, Virginia there was a law that stated a person of color is now allowed to be outside or within the city limits after 7pm.

Weird Laws In Indiana

A person in Indiana cannot provide a puppet show to anyone or be subject to a fine of as much as 3 dollars!

Liquor stores may not sell cold soft drinks or milk.

Waitresses must not under any circumstance carry a drink into a bar.

South Carolina Strange Laws

Did you know that in South Carolina it is against the law to get a tattoo. You must obtain a permit to fire a missile and horses may under no circumstance be kept in bathtubs.

It is a wacky world we live in, but of course most of these laws are still on the books, but never enforced...

New york

  • A fine of $25 can be levied for flirting. This old law specifically prohibits men from turning around on any city street and looking "at a woman in that way." A second conviction for a crime of this magnitude calls for the violating male to be forced to wear a "pair of horse-blinders" wherever and whenever he goes outside for a stroll.
  • It is against the law to throw a ball at someone's head for fun.
  • A license must be purchased before hanging clothes on a clothesline.
  • The penalty for jumping off a building is death.

Laws in Michigan that are strange

There is a 3 cent bounty for each starling and 10 cent bounty for each crow killed in any village, township, or city in the state.
It is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.
There is a law that makes it legal for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.
Willfully destroying your old radio is prohibited.
All bathing suits must have been inspected by the head of police.
Anyone can keep their cow on Main Street downtown at a cost of 3 cents per day.

Tennessee's strangest

In Memphis, Tennessee, a woman is not to drive a car unless a man warns approaching motorists or pedestrians by walking in front of the car that is being driven.

In Tennessee, a law exists which prohibits the sale of bologna (sandwich meat) on Sunday.

Interracial marriages are illegal.

It is legal to gather and consume roadkill.

It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.