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    02-19-2014, 04:08 PM
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More strange laws still on the books in the US

Just a very small sample......

In Los Angeles, It is not legal to bathe two babies at the same time in the same tub.

Colorado Water laws prohibit the use of rain barrels or any methods to catch rain for use.

In Indianapolis, No horse shall be driven or ridden on any street in the city at a speed in excess of ten (10) miles per hour.

In Topeka, Servers are forbidden to serve wine in teacups

In Nebraska it is illegal for a tavern owner to serve beer unless a nice kettle of soup is also brewing.

In NY a license must be purchased before hanging clothes on a clothesline.

In Staten Island, You may only water your lawn if the hose is held in your hand.

In Youngstown OH, You may not run out of gas.

In Sun Prairie WI, No rider of a bicycle shall remove both hands from the handlebars

In NC Bingo games may not last over 5 hours unless it is held at a fair.

In Newport RI you cannot smoke a pipe after sunset.

In Washington State no person may walk about in public if he or she has the common cold.


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    05-15-2014, 09:26 PM
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I was at the doctor office once and while I was patiently waiting(haha) I picked up a book on strange/silly laws still books. I couldn't not believe some of the things I read in there. It has been several years since I saw that book but your thread reminded me of it. I remember something about no spitting on the sidewalk, no kissing in public, no swearing in public and many many more I don't remember. But it was very strange laws, almost comical really.
     
    05-20-2014, 01:15 AM
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In Newport RI you cannot smoke a pipe after sunset.
I'd be in trouble then, because after dark is when I like to sit on the porch whiskey in one hand, pipe (or cigar) in the other.
     
    05-20-2014, 01:17 AM
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In AZ, it is illegal to bathe your donkey in your bathtub.

Also, if your only mode of transportation is a horse, by law, your employer has to provide you with a place to stall/stable your horse while you are at work.
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    05-20-2014, 05:15 PM
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In Manitoba, if you serve time in a prison, you are supposed to be supplied with an outfitted horse and a rifle when you are released. Another law, under the traffic act is 35mph when there is livestock near the highway including highways allowance.
     
    05-20-2014, 05:20 PM
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A Swiss immigrant, when he arrived in Canada was accosted and ticketed by a police officer for wearing shorts while riding his bicycle. In Switzerland this was common. He described the length of the shorts as just above his knee cap and he wore knee high socks. The officer said his shorts were indecent. The judge dismissed it as there was no law regarding this matter.
     
    05-20-2014, 09:04 PM
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We still have archaic liquor laws. The stores belong to the gov't and you can buy your liquor during regular business hours and Saturdays. Of course this supports the boot-leggers who are happy to sell during off hours, on the sly, at double the going prices.
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    05-22-2014, 08:01 PM
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Originally Posted by DraftyAiresMum    
In AZ, it is illegal to bathe your donkey in your bathtub.

Also, if your only mode of transportation is a horse, by law, your employer has to provide you with a place to stall/stable your horse while you are at work.
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Looks like I'm moving to Arizona and selling my car!!!
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    05-22-2014, 08:09 PM
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Looks like I'm moving to Arizona and selling my car!!!
Unfortunately, Arizona is also a "right to work" state, so your employer could potentially fire you for making such demands and it would be perfectly legal.
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    05-22-2014, 08:18 PM
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Originally Posted by Saddlebag    
In Manitoba, if you serve time in a prison, you are supposed to be supplied with an outfitted horse and a rifle when you released.
In Arizona, it's $20 gold piece, a horse and a pistol.

-It's against the law for women to wear pants in Tucson.

-Cards may not be played in the street by Native Americans.

-In Prescott (where I grew up), you cannot ride your horse up the courthouse steps.

-In Glendale (near Phoenix), cars cannot be driven in reverse.

-In Tombstone, it's illegal for anyone over the age of 18 to have less than one missing tooth visible when smiling.

And my favorite? It's against the law in Arizona to have more than two adult toys in your home.
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