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Indiana has some dumb laws or...hold my law book ya have to hear this one

Do you know about outrageous or funny laws in your area?

My favorite one in California: in Chico, you mustn’t detonate any nuclear devices. You risk a $500 fine for doing so.
craig7 · 70-79, M
@bijouxbroussard Ha! Maybe they'd waive the fine if it's your first offence?!
TexChik · F
In Texas , it is illegal to carry wire cutters in your pocket unless they are extending out of it at least 3 inches. A violation of that law would get you hung for cattle rustling back in the day. Today , if LE needed probable cause, they could use that violation to search you or your vehicle.
Degbeme · 70-79, M
@TexChik For cattle? 🤔
TexChik · F
@Degbeme for anything . Once they see a criminal act , they have probable cause for a search .
therighttothink50 · 56-60, M
"There is no greater tyranny than that which is perpetrated under the shield of law and in the name of justice." -Montesquieu-


"Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive." -C.S. Lewis-
Ferric67 · M
@therighttothink50 very much V for Vendetta
MasterLee · 51-55, M
https://www.worldatlas.com/articles/50-dumb-laws-across-the-united-states.html
@MasterLee 🤣😂...i just read them ...OMG!🤪
Ferric67 · M
@MasterLee @OogieBoogie that list is hilarious
wildbill83 · 36-40, M
It's illegal to use Elephants to plow cotton fields in NC... 🤔
Ferric67 · M
@wildbill83 fuck, there goes my plan
ElRengo · 61-69, M
Laws are like swords.
They rarely hurt the ones that handle them.
LilPrincess · 41-45, F
@ElRengo exactly
Magnolia21 · 18-21, F
I've heard some random ones, most of which turned out to be more urban legend than real. My favorite is that crystal gazers (AKA fortune tellers) need a special state license to operate.
SarithBorn · 18-21, M
I think uk laws spread across the whole country. tho there are some medieval ones in some towns that are still a thing today, but they are very rare. 🤔
SirfurryanimalWales · 61-69, M
I once read it is illegal for a married women to parachute in Florida on a Sunday.
And it supposedly illegal to eat Mince Pies here at Christmas.
Thodsis · 46-50, M
It's illegal to have drugs in your pocket and have not yet enjoyed them.

But it's legal to have enjoyed them and no longer have them in your pocket.
Ferric67 · M
Garden City NY (America's original suburb) has a law on its book whereby two females with different last names are not allowed to live in the same household.
Star1 · F
Im looking forward to some of the answers 😊
LilPrincess · 41-45, F
@Star1 me too. I will provide the 🍿
GeistInTheMachine · 31-35, M
@LilPrincess In Florida you can be hauled off to a mental ward on trumped up charges if someone reports you and the cops will spirit you away.
LilPrincess · 41-45, F
@GeistInTheMachine that is just awful. Especially with all the spiteful people in today's world
GeistInTheMachine · 31-35, M
Zonuss · 41-45, M
They say it's the armpit of the [b] US.[/b]
It didn't get that name by accident.
Max41 · 26-30, M
And croatiana ?
LilPrincess · 41-45, F
@Max41 🤔
If you get electrocuted to death by touching a powerline , you need to pay a $200 fine 🤷‍♀️
LilPrincess · 41-45, F
@OogieBoogie 🤔 i got nothing on this one lol
ShiftingGears · 46-50, M
Ahhhhhh, "Blue Laws".......
Ferric67 · M
@OogieBoogie this has to be considered for best comment

 
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