22 Laws That Make America Great

You disagreed. (Undo) (Show Numbers)

88% agree
12% disagree
Post

Agreed

FreerangerRoosterBudwickPhilboydStudgeMashaCarla

Disagreed

Nobody :)

Favourited

PhilboydStudgeBudwickAdaMashaCarlaZonkeyBallsRoosterSynysterGates

Explained by Freeranger...

Sometimes we walk a tightrope without realizing it. Here are 22 laws on the books that you should be aware of: 22. Bingo games cannot last more than 5 hours (North Carolina) 21. Chickens are not allowed to cross the road (Quitman, Georgia) 20. If you cut down a cactus, you could be sentenced to 25 years in prison (Arizona) 19. Policemen are allowed to bite a dog if they think it will calm the dog down (Paulding, Ohio) 18. It’s illegal to sell your eyeballs (Texas) 17. It’s against the law to sing off-key (North Carolina) 16. You may not sell toothpaste and a toothbrush to the same customer on a Sunday (Rhode Island) 15. You are not allowed to eat fried chicken any other way than using your hands (Gainesville, Georgia) 14. Marriage between cousins is against the law only if they are younger than 65 (Utah) 13. Red cars may not drive down Lake Street (Minneapolis, Minnesota) 12. It’s forbidden for a female to appear unshaven in public (Carrizozo, New Mexico) 11. Bear wrestling matches are prohibited (Alabama) 10. You may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit (Wyoming) 9 .You cannot buy meat of any kind on Sunday (Washington) 8. It’s illegal to attend a public event or use public transport within 4 hours of eating an onions or garlic (Indiana) 7. In San Antonio, flirting is against the law (Texas) 6. It’s illegal for a man to give his fiancé a box of candy that weighs more than 50 lbs (22.5 kg) (Idaho) 5. A motorist with criminal intentions must stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town (Washington) 4. If you are found stealing soap, you must wash yourself until the bar of soap has been completely used up (Arizona) 3. If you have mustaches, it’s illegal for you to kiss a woman (Eureka, Nevada) 2. It’s against the law for a woman to drive a car in Main Street unless her husband is walking in front of the car waving a red flag (Waynesboro, Virginia) 1. You can be arrested or fined for harassing Bigfoot (Washington)

Top Comment

Pay attention to the Arizona/cactus law. They do take their cacti very seriously and you can be prosecuted for harming the cactus.

+222 See / Add Replies

ozzyboy ozzyboy

Comments

I can remember a post on another site a couple years back that had these "laws" on it and I got a kick out of it. Most really make me laugh! Wonder who came up with some of those?

+111 Reply

Rooster Rooster

LOL...Here are a few more.

Florida; If one leaves an elephant tied to a parking meter, the meter must be paid for that time.

Arizona; It is illegal to allow your donkey to sleep in your bathtub.

Iowa; One armed piano players must, by law, perform for free.

Michigan; It is illegal for a woman to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.

Minnesota; It is illegal for a person to cross state lines with a duck atop his or her head.

Ohio; It is illegal to get a fish drunk.

Missouri; It is illegal to drive a car with an uncaged bear inside.

+222 Reply

Chris_PHAET_Demon Chris_PHAET_Demon

In response to “LOL...Here are a few more. Florida; If one...

I never drive a car without having at least one bear... Oh... I live in Finland.

01 Reply

ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls

You gotta wonder about the back story on these silly laws.
I mean, everyone of them garnered attention at some point along the way. Enough so that they bothered to make a law.

+222 Reply

Budwick Budwick

Pay attention to the Arizona/cactus law. They do take their cacti very seriously and you can be prosecuted for harming the cactus.

+222 Reply

ozzyboy ozzyboy

And it’s illegal to catch whales in Oklahoma!

+222 Reply

Masha Masha

In response to “And it’s illegal to catch whales in...

Is it illegal to catch a semi-Russian girlfriend on Amirite? I would be willing to try.

+111 Reply

ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls

In response to “Is it illegal to catch a semi-Russian...

I heard Cossacks are pretty hard to catch.

+111 Reply

Masha Masha

In response to “I heard Cossacks are pretty hard to catch.

I don't do that well with a lasso.

+111 Reply

ZonkeyBalls ZonkeyBalls

Please login or create an account to make a comment.

Sort comments by: Replies Date Score Loves

Find out your friends' opinions

Amirite is the premier opinion-based social network where people from all around the world discover, debate and discuss today's hottest issues. Share your perspective to the world and interact with like-minded individuals on breaking news, hot topics and controversial issues now!

With that many angles, the discussions on Amirite will open your eyes to a panoramic view of your world that you won't get anywhere else, allowing you to see the big picture and discuss it.

Every opinion matters on Amirite.

Sign up to have your opinion heard!

It only takes a second.
Connect with Facebook, Twitter or Google.

or create an account with your email...

Sign Up Already Have An Account?

Login to your Amirite account...

Login Forgot Your Details? Need An Account?

Enter your email address and we'll email you your account details.

Send Details Back To Login Form

Login using...

Login

Forgotten username or password?
We'll send you your username and a new password.

Email Address

Login

Sign up to have your opinion heard!

Show posts as Grid List

By creating an account you indicate that you have read and agree to abide by our rules.

Create My Account