Here's The Absolute Dumbest Law From Each Of The 50 States
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Here’s The Absolute Dumbest Law From Each Of The 50 States

The one thing that all 50 states in the United States have in common is that all of them have very strange laws. Some of them have misogynistic origins, like wives not being able to do certain things without their husband’s permission, while some are just weird. Like, I’m not too sure why lollipops are banned in Washington state. While most of these laws likely aren’t enforced – lawmakers haven’t repealed them either. Here are some of the weirdest, hilarious, and confusing laws in each state.


Alabama

You are are not allowed to play dominoes on Sunday.

Alaska

You are not allowed to look at moose from an airplane.

Arizona

It is against the law to let donkeys sleep in bathtubs.

Arkansas

School teachers who get bob haircuts are not allowed to get a raise.

California

Women are not allowed to drive in a housecoat.

Colorado

Stores are not allowed to sell liquor on election days.

Connecticut

In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle, it must bounce.

Delaware

Drive-in movie theaters are not allowed to play R-rated films.

Florida

You are not allowed to skateboard without a license.

Georgia

One is not permitted to carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday.

Hawaii

Billboards are outlawed.

Idaho

You are not permitted to fish on a camel’s back.

Illinois

If you are under 21, you are allowed to drink if you are in a culinary program.

Indiana

It is against the law to sniff glue.

Iowa

You are not allowed to kiss someone for more than five minutes.

Kansas

Pedestrians crossing the highways at night must wear tail lights.

Kentucky

You are not allowed to fish with a bow and arrow.

Louisiana

It is against the law to gargle in public spaces.

Maine

If you have your Christmas decorations up past January 14, you will be charged a fine.

Maryland

You are not allowed to grow thistles in your yard.

Massachusetts

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

Michigan

Married women are not allowed to get a haircut without their husband’s permission.

Minnesota

Minnesotans may not enter Wisconsin with a chicken on their head.

Mississippi

It is illegal to explain what polygamy is.

Missouri

Single men between the ages of twenty-one and fifty must pay an annual tax of one dollar.

Montana

Unmarried women are not allowed to fish alone.

Nebraska

Bar owners are not allowed to sell beer unless they are simultaneously brewing a kettle of soup.

Nevada

You are not allowed to ride a camel on the highway.

New Hampshire

It is not permitted to sell the clothes you are wearing to pay off a gambling debt.

New Jersey

You may not slurp your soup.

New Mexico

Idiots are banned from voting.

New York

You can be fined $25 for flirting.

North Carolina

It is illegal to use elephants to plow cotton fields.

North Dakota

You are not allowed to fall asleep with your shoes on.

Ohio

More than five women are not permitted to live in one house.

Oklahoma

Bar owners are not allowed to let anyone inside to pretend to have sex with a buffalo.

Oregon

Drivers are not authorized to pump their own gas.

Pennsylvania

If you have participated in a duel, you are not allowed to become governor.

Rhode Island

You are not allowed to bite off another person’s leg.

South Carolina

A person has to be 18 years or older to play pinball.

South Dakota

It is against the law to fall asleep in a cheese factory.

Tennessee

You are not allowed to share your Netflix password.

Texas

You are not allowed to sell your eye.

Utah

Birds have the right of way on all highways.

Vermont

Wives have to receive permission from their husband to wear fake teeth.

Virginia

The only animal that you are permitted to hunt on Sundays is the raccoon.

Washington

Lollipops are banned.

West Virginia

You are not allowed to whistle underwater.

Wisconsin

It is against the law to kiss on a train.

Wyoming

If you want to take a photo of a rabbit between January and April, you have to have a permit. TC mark

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