35 Crazy And Insane Laws That Are Still On The Books
There should be a law against making these types of laws.
You have to wonder what would make supposely sane individuals come up with laws such as the ones listed blow and even if they somehow made sense in a different time and place, how has someone not erased them off the face of th earth by now.
Some of these laws seem to be straight out of some comedy book or script for a comedy movies, in fact some of them could be scripts for horror movies.
Imagine getting arrested and receiving jail time and/or a fine for taking a picture of a rabbit (it could happen in Wyoming) if you get caught.
Imagine a store refusing to sell you toothpaste and a toothbrush on Sunday because it's against the law. It could happen.
What if you dared to eat fried chicken with a utensil instead of your hands, you and your greasy fingers could end up behind bars in one state.
Here are a few of the thousands of incredibly bizarre laws that still exist today:
Bingo games cannot last more than 5 hours (North Carolina)
Chickens are not allowed to cross the road (Quitman, Georgia)
If you cut down a cactus, you could be sentenced to 25 years in prison (Arizona)
Policemen are allowed to bite a dog if they think it will calm the dog down (Paulding, Ohio)
It’s illegal to sell your eyeballs (Texas)
It’s against the law to sing off-key (North Carolina)
You may not sell toothpaste and a toothbrush to the same customer on a Sunday (Rhode Island)
You are not allowed to eat fried chicken any other way than using your hands (Gainesville, Georgia)
Marriage between cousins is against the law only if they are younger than 65 (Utah)