Tuesday, 26 March 2013

Strange US Laws – Page 2

In New York, it is against the law for a blind person to drive an automobile.

In New York, it is against the law for children to pick up or collect cigarette and cigar butts.

In North Carolina, it is against the law for a rabbit to race down the street.

In North Carolina, it is against the law for dogs and cats to fight.

In Ohio, one must have a license to keep a bear.

In Oklahoma, no baseball team can hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.

In Philadelphia, you can't put pretzels in bags based on an Act of 1760.

In Phoenix, Arizona, you can't walk through a hotel lobby with spurs on.

In Providence, Rhode Island, it is against the law to jump off a bridge.

In San Francisco, there is an ordinance, which bans the picking up and throwing of used confetti.

In Singapore, it is illegal to chew gum.

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

In Tennessee, it is against the law to drive a car while sleeping.

In Texas, it is still a "hanging offense" to steal cattle.

In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.

In the State of Kansas, you're not allowed to drive a buffalo through a street.

In Utah, birds have the right of way on any public highway.

In Utah, daylight must be visible between dancing couples.

In Virginia, chickens cannot lay eggs before 8:00 a.m., and must be done before 4:00 p.m.

In Virginia, the Code of 1930 has a statute which prohibits corrupt practices or bribery by any person other than political candidates.

In West Virginia, one can't cook sauerkraut or cabbage due to the odours and the offence is subject to imprisonment.

In West Virginia, only babies can ride in a baby carriage.

It is against the law in Connecticut for a man to write love letters to a girl whose mother or father has forbidden the relationship.

It is against the law to mispronounce the name of the State of Arkansas in that State.

The law states that more than 3000 sheep cannot be herded down Hollywood Blvd. at any one time.