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Funny Laws (Part 3 of 10): United States


Massachusetts:

1.)Candy may not contain more than 1% of alcohol.

2.)At a wake, mourners may eat no more than three sandwiches.

3.)Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.

Michigan:

1.)Persons may not be drunk on trains.

2.)A woman isn’t allowed to cut her hair without her husband’s permission. (this includes shaving too)

3.)It is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.

Minnesota:

1.)A person may not cross state lines with a duck atop his head.

2.)It is illegal to sleep naked.

3.)The land of 10,000 lakes declares mosquitos a public nuisance.

Mississippi:

1.)No one may bribe any athlete to “rig” a game, match, tournament, etc.

2.)Private citizens may personally arrest any person that disturbs a church service.

3.)Cattle rustling is punishable by hanging.

Missouri:

1.)Though clotheslines are banned, clothes may be draped over a fence.

2.)Installation of bathtubs with four legs resembling animal paws is prohibited.

3.)Frightening a baby is in violation of the law. (Mole City)

Montana:

1.)It is illegal for married women to go fishing alone on Sundays, and illegal for unmarried women to fish alone at all.

2.)It is a felony for a wife to open her husband’s mail.

3.)It is a misdemeanor to show movies that depict acts of felonious crime.

Nebraska:

1.)If a child burps during church, his parent may be arrested.

2.)It is illegal for bar owners to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.

3.)It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.

Nevada:

1.)It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.

2.)It’s still “legal” to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.

3.)Everyone walking the streets is required to wear a mask. (Elko City)

New Hampshire:

1.)You may not tap your feet, nod your head, or in any way keep time to the music in a tavern, restaurant, or cafe.

2.)On Sundays citizens may not relieve themselves while looking up.

3.)If a person is caught raking the beaches, picking up litter, hauling away trash, building a bench for the park, or many other kind things without a permit, he/she may be fined $150 for ”maintaining the national forest without a permit”. (Wow people get punished for being good citizens.) -White Mountain National Park

New Jersey:

1.)Spray paint may not be sold without a posted sign warning juveliles of the penalty for creating graffiti.

2.)You cannot pump your own gas.

3.)It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.

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