Top 10 Things That Are Surprisingly Legal In the United States

The Top Ten

Having Sex With Animals (13 States)

I hope that whoever decided that it should be legal died/dies a painful death

That is disgusting, just stick with humans.

Disgusting, whoever though about legalizing this should go back to hell.

So what's next? Humans getting married with animals?

Firing a Missile (South Carolina)

Well if anyone ever invades South Carolina their in for a nightmare. Especially if they don't want to kill civilians.

This is actually legal in South Carolina?! I'm glad I live in North Carolina.

That could be used to kill or injure many people

I thought just the military fires missiles.

Women Being Topless in Public (All States Except Utah, Indiana, and Tennessee)

Most of these sexuality and nudity based things aren't a problem in German speaking Europe (except of course for the animal sex). Although nudity in the big city isn't seen often, in smaller towns or the countryside where there are many gardens, it's not unusual to see naked people of both sexes and all ages running around in summer. Same for beaches. Also T.V. and newspapers show a lot of nudity. As for the age 17 thing... I am aware that this is a controversial question, but I'm coming from a country where sex ed starts at age 8, where teen magazines for people between 10 and 16 have nude pictures and a page for sex talk, where the age of consent is 14, where movies like American Pie are rated 12+, where 16 year olds are allowed to vote and can drink beer, and where at age 14 you're legally not a child anymore but a "young adult" which is not yet an adult but haves several rights or duties of adults... what are your concerns with two 17 years olds having sex? They should be mature ...more

Um, ew. I don't even like seeing men with their shirts off. I really don't like seeing nudity and partial nudity because it just shows too much skin (that goes for everybody, regardless of weight). I am rather modest and I don't even wear crop tops, really short shorts, and bikinis (I hate bikinis).

I lot of people do these while jogging by wearing a sports bra.

Here's one thing though. Not every woman wants to walk around topless like a complete idiot.

Drinking & Driving (Mississippi)

Makes much more sense because Mississippi is in the deep core of Dixieland. LOL.

Here's one reason why I never plan on visiting Mississippi

Drinking & driving at the same time can cause incidents.

It is? That is not good...

Marrying Your Cousin (26 States)

Do people WANT legal and moral complications, and the possibility of genetic disorders?

I have 23 cousins, 18 of them are girls and I am not attracted to any of them.

That reminds me of a joke Gabriel Iglesias once made about rednecks taking their sister out on Thursday. No offense.

Reply @jmepa1234 "What is wrong with marrying a cousin? "
Children of cousin marriages have a doubled risk of genetic disorders because bad genes running in the family become stronger and cause more health problems (and many other things).

Children Getting Drunk with Parents in Their Home (Massachusetts)

Unlike in Europe, where little kids can be served and get drunk in public restaurants.

Come to America, we have drunk kids!

... Massachusetts is weird man

I'm glad I live in England

Owning a Flamethrower (All But 10 States)

This isn't bad, this is badass. Of course, if you kill anyone with it (other than an act of self defense) you'll get arrested on same charges if you killed in anyway.

That's a good way to burn your house down

And all we need is some stupid redneck who thinks this is a good idea.

Registration required. A friend told me after he made a working one (with video evidence).

Texting While Driving (West Virginia)

I would hope that they are smart enough to not do it.

They should make that illegal

My dad has this thing which tells him his texts

Owning a Brown Bear (9 States)

Honestly the most reasonable entry on this list. When my fourth grade teacher lived in New Mexico, one of his neighbors had a pet wolf. Not quite the same, but still a wild animal living in your house. Which is just AWESOME as long as it isn't dangerous.

This is my live teddy bear. He won't bite unless you get anywhere near him.

Having bears as pets is a bad idea

I prefer to keep them in the zoo and not in my home.

Serving Roadkill As a Meal (All States Except Texas, California, and Washington)

I couldn't imagine eating roadkill! It would be dirty from the road and there would be countless germs.

This is really weird! Why would you want to eat roadkill?

Thank goodness Texas didn't legalise this

Yas thank you Texas

The Contenders

Smoking Marijuana (23 States)

Thank Arceus that it's still illegal in my state (Virginia) though.

It's only legal if you have medical need ( cancer etc... ) for it ( proved by a Doctor who will prescribe you the substance ). It's not like it's legal for everybody like in Holland or other European countries ( where it's legal to sell, buy and smoke it ).

Marijuana should be illegal (except in medical use).

Seriously, a plant that kills your brain cells, lowers your IQ, and impaires your concentration is legal in some states but a innocent chocolate egg with a capsule which opens up to reveal a toy inside isn't anywhere?
My country sure is dumb.

#Metoo Movement (All States)

MeToo sucks, it is a witch hunt that killed innocent careers like Vic, and many others.

Metoo is destroying everything and the government doesn't do a thing. The world is in dark times.

Why does this even exist

No more of this please

18 Year Olds Having Sex (All States)

It's not weird I mean it is the legal age of when you become an adult.

They even have kids younger than that have sex. This has always been a problem (I mean I can somewhat understand it considering how sexual urges in young people start before 18 but this is still a serious problem and should not be legal).

How is this bad?

How is that bad

Cannibalism (All States)

Consuming human flesh is legal in all 50 states. It's just very difficult to obtain a fresh supply of "people-meat" without doing anything illegal. Thank God!

It's actually only legal as long as you didn't kill the person.

So what? I eat people all the time and it's delicious!

Are you sure that this is legal?

Gay Marriage (All States)

The only shocking thing about it is that people are against it.

Why do we treat gays like they're different from us? We're all the same when you look a little closer!

Having to put up with such homophobic people on this website is so tedious. Why can't people just accept that gay marriage is legal, instead of saying "Nah nah, it should be illegal! "

This isn't surprising. Marriage should be legal for everyone. I don't want to get married myself, but I think everyone should have the right to marry.

Smoking (50 States)

Smoking is unhealthy

Peyote needs to be Legalized next. And Prostitution. Its No Big Deal.


Smoking shouldn’t be legal anyway. Do most people even realise what the result can be? It can cause lung cancer and it’s very unhealthy. Sorry if I offended smokers, but it’s true.

Hate Speech

There's a difference between free speech and radicalism. And all too many people cross the line.

You gotta be joking. Grow a skin. Free speech BOI.

Getting an Abortion (All States)

I was devastated when I learned what abortion was. I'm sure I'm not the only one who was to restrict it to life-or-death situations.

There you go to trigger pro-lifers

As it should

Should be illegal in all states. Dems will be triggered. - B1ueNew

Dissing White Males

I believe this is good

That sounds racist.

Garbage item

Even white males get hurt emotionally 🙁

Prostitution (All of Nevada except Clark, Douglas, Eureka, Lincoln, Pershing, and Washoe Counties)

I want to live in Las Vegas when I'm older, but at least prostitution is illegal in the county it's in (Clark County). Nevada just happens to be the only state where prostitution is legal. The counties in the entry title are the counties prostitution is illegal in. Prostitution should be illegal in all of the United States and all over the world because it's disgusting and all it is is sacrificing your virginity in exchange for money.

Owning a Kangaroo (13 States)

Furthermore, in 3 of those 13 states; Wisconsin, West Virginia, and South Carolina, you don't even need a permit to own one.

Am I the only one who says that sounds totally awesome (as long as you don't mess with one because if you do, you’d regret it)?

Admittedly, having a wallaby or kangaroo would be pretty cool. - Synchronocity

Being a Member of the American Nazi Party (All States)

But racist acts are illegal.

Burning the Regional Flag (34 States)
Racial Slurs

They are NOT FUNNY.

Having a Firearm

This is why shootings happen.

Concealed Carrying on College Campuses (Georgia)
Owning a Tank and driving it on the road (disarmed of course)
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