50 CRAZIEST THINGS ILLEGAL IN EACH US STATE
Some of these laws are from years gone by but haven't been changed, and others are still enforced to this day. The one thing they all have in common is how ridiculous they all are! What crazy law is being enforced in your state?
If you really wanted to see a bear go at it in the ring, you'll have to go to another state. Bear wrestling matches are illegal in Alabama.
It's legal to shoot bears in Alaska, but it's not legal to wake a bear up for the purpose of taking its picture.
Mine workers in Arizona will need to find another outlet for their anger, or to give away phone numbers. Writing in toilet stalls is prohibited just for people who work in mines.
In Arkansas, pinball games are prohibited by the law from giving more than 25 free games to a high scorer.
We don't know if frog racing is a prominent occurrence in California, but the state has a law that forbids a frog that dies in a frog race from being eaten.
Aspen is the perfect snowy getaway, but don't have too much fun. In the Colorado city, snowball fights are actually illegal!
Get out your scales, people. In Connecticut, a bushel of potatoes must, by law, weigh 150 pounds.
In the First State, it's illegal to sell the hair of a dog.
Sorry if you were feeling sexy today, female hot dog stand workers in Broward County. For some reason, it's illegal for this specific group of people to wear a g-string.
In Georgia, moving a trout from one lake to another is prohibited by law.
Your milkshake may bring all the boys to the yard, but if your yard is in Hawaii, you could be in trouble. Using imitation milk in a milkshake without warning is illegal in the state.
Idaho takes their food very seriously. The state prohibits sale of eggs from another state without warning, and anyone who uses flour that's not enriched with vitamins can face 30 days in jail!
It's a sad, sad time in Illinois. According to state law, happy hours are actually prohibited.
It's illegal to sell cold beer in Indiana in a grocery store. If you want to get a chilled brew, you'll have to make a trip to the liquor store.
It's illegal to surf while drunk in Iowa. This is actually a good policy, but it's ridiculous in the landlocked state of Iowa.
Apparently it's possible to modify the weather in Kansas, but it's illegal to do so without the proper permit.
Dueling might've been how we solved our problems in the olden days, but now we rely on verbal arguments. For this reason, all Kentucky lawyers must swear an oath to refrain from dueling.
In Louisiana, it's against the law to insult players at a sporting event.Louisiana
It's no secret that Maine takes its seafood very seriously. In the state, it's illegal to place green crabs next to soft-shell crabs.
It's a crime in Maryland to possess more than 3 turtles at one time. There goes your dream of owning Leonardo, Michelangelo, Donatello, and Raphael...
Massachusetts is the best state to get a gift certificate in. Gift certificates are required to be valid for at least 7 years.
Chivalry is alive and well in the lawbooks of Michigan. In the state, it's illegal to use foul language in front of a woman.
In Minnesota, it's illegal to go hunting with a ferret.
It's against the law in Mississippi to take an animal that's been hit by a railroad car. Apparently this was a problem?
It's illegal to pretend to be blind to make money in the Show Me State.
Be sure you're watering your lawn and only your lawn in Montana. It's against the law for a water sprinkler to get a passerby wet.
In the city of Ogallala, it's illegal to disturb public dirt. We're guessing this isn't strictly enforced though...
Michigan has respect for women and Nevada has respect for the dead. In the state, it's prohibited to use bad language in front of a dead person.
Save your seaweed harvesting for the daytime, New Hampshirites. The state prohibites seaweed harvesting at night.
In Haddon Township, flirting with somebody against their will is punishable by law.
We don't know where you'll find a ski lift in New Mexico, but if you do, it's illegal to get on it while drunk.
It's illegal to walk in public with an ice cream cone in your pocket on Sundays in New York.
North Carolina has some well-fed pigs! The state makes it illegal to serve food to pigs that hasn't been thoroughly cooked.
Kangaroo boxing is a crime in this state. Okay, but where would anyone in North Dakota even get a kangaroo?
It's illegal to disrobe in front of a man's portrait in the state of Ohio.
Of course breaking out of prison is a crime, but in Oklahoma, it's also illegal to break into one.
It's against the law in Oregon to own more than 2 undeployed airbags.
If you want to hear only good news from a fortune-teller, then head to Pennsylvania. A Pennsylvania fortune-teller cannot charge money to try to shorten someone's life.
Wrapping fresh fish in a newspaper is against the law in Rhode Island.
Fishing with dynamite is illegal in South Carolina, as it probably should be everywhere.
Shooting animal from an airplane is against the law in South Dakota.
Roller skating in Tennessee is quite the organized event. Roller skates must proceed in a single file line to be in accordance with the state law.
In Texas, taking more than 3 sips of beer at a time while standing is illegal. I'm sure nobody in Texas has ever done that...
Having fun on your bike won't be tolerated in Utah. The state has banned the "look, no hands" trick by law, stating that bikers must keep one hand on the handlebar at all times.
In the Vermont city of Middlebury, having more than one person on a skateboard at a time is illegal.
Don't go overboard at your Virginian celebration: it's illegal to release more than 50 balloons per hour in the state.
In Bremerton, it's illegal to throw garbage into anyone else's trash can.
Living in sin is also living against the law in West Virginia. An unmarried couple living together in the state can be sent to jail!
On highways in Wisconsin, livestock always has the right of way.
Opening a gate and not closing it is against the law in Wyoming.