Top 10 Stupidest U.S. State Laws

The Top Ten
1 Pickles must bounce. (Connecticut)

Something tells me The Mayor from The Powerpuff Girls inspired this law...

Yes this is real. Because some random people sold cucumbers marked as pickles, they made THIS law. not like anyone cares

Are you sure these laws exist? They're pretty weird.

2 No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday.(Georgia)

Upcoming obvious question:
Who the hell carries ice cream in their pockets?

3 The penalty for jumping off a building is death. (New York)

Well, you'll already be dead if you do.

Thanks, captain obvious!

I guess I'll have to parachute off the Empire State Building instead

4 Advertisements may not be placed in cemeteries. (Maine)

This is actually good. It would disrespect the dead people and their families.

Why would you place an ad in a cemetery in the first place?

5 No cannibalism. (Idaho)

This one is so obvious that its dumb.

6 It's illegal for donkeys to sleep in bathtubs. (Arizona)

Then I will buy a horse or an elephant (if it's legal for them to sleep in bathtubs).

7 Moose may not be viewed from an airplane. (Alaska)

So you have to look away whenever moose are visible.

8 One-armed piano players must perform for free. (Iowa)
9 No faking your butter. (Iowa)

Well I do hate fake butter (Blue Bonnet) but it's kinda ridiculous to make a law against it

10 Those under 21 can drink legally, but they must be enrolled in a culinary program to do so. (Illinois)

This makes sense. If you want to learn how to cook certain foods you HAVE to taste the ingredient (alcohol) to do so. That being said, a person who just wants to drink can enroll in a culinary program, so this is kinda stupid.

The Contenders
11 It is illegal to wear your boots to bed. (Oklahoma)

Haha it's not like the police are going to show up to your house to see if you're sleeping with shoes on. You could easily get away with it.

12 You can't feed pigs garbage unless you have a special permit. (Arizona)
13 It is against the law to honk a car horn at a sandwich shop after 9pm. (Arkansas)
14 You may not step out of a plane in flight. (Maine)

Doing that would be a suicide attempt though.And what if you die before they can punish you?

Well, you'll die then.

You'll die anyway.

15 It's illegal to fart at 6:00 on Thursdays. (Florida)

I bet they police that very strictly and that there are very strict penalties for farting at this time!

I never heard of this law. Are you sure that this isn't made up?

AM or PM? Either way, why the most random time on the most random day?

16 No riding a bicycle in a swimming pool (California)

Unsurprisingly, the stupid state of California made this ridiculous law which bans riding a bike in a swimming pool.

17 Alligators may not be kept in bathtubs (Arkansas)

Why would you keep an alligator in a bathtub?

18 Animals cannot mate within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship (California)
19 It is illegal to ride a camel on the highway (Nevada)

Just casually goes to school on a camel...

20 You cannot hunt moose from an airplane. (Alaska)

How exactly can you hung moose from a plane?

And this is stupid why?

This goes well with the law that can't look at moose in an airplane

21 You cannot ride a horse while drunk (Colorado)
22 You Can't Make A Bad Face At A Dog (Oklahoma)
23 The Arkansas River can't rise higher than the Main Street Bridge in Little Rock (Arkansas)
24 Persons may not be drunk on trains. (Michigan)

You shouldn't really be drunk on any other types of public transport.

25 You Can't Hunt In Cemeteries (Oregon)

I'm sure that this also applies to all cemeteries from every state.

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