Top 10 Things That Are Surprisingly Legal In the United States


The Top Ten

1 Having Sex With Animals (13 States)

Zoophilia should never be legal - ElSherlock

That's just disgusting

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

*jaw drops* - RoseWeasley

2 Firing a Missile (South Carolina)

Oh god - ElSherlock

It's south Carolina what do you expect

I was kinda expecting Abortion to be here. Not that I want to destroy Abortion, but I thought a lot of other people here would. Glad to see missle violence is number 1.


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

Uh uh - ElSherlock

That's gross - DrayTopTens

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

Never saw a topless woman walk around and I'm a Jersey girl

4 Drinking & Driving (Mississippi)

Accident from drinking while driving happens - ElSherlock

Drinking & driving at the same time can cause incidents. - Userguy44

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

It is? That is not good... - jmepa1234

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5 Children Getting Drunk with Parents in Their Home (Massachusetts)

What the - ElSherlock

That's awful - DrayTopTens

I'm from Boston and I never heard of this. - RobertWisdom

Oh hell no

6 Marrying Your Cousin (26 States)

Alabama - GamerXS

This is legal in 26 states?!?!?! - DrayTopTens

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

That's incest! - ElSherlock

7 Owning a Flamethrower (All But 10 States)

Why would I burn my house down lol. - Userguy44

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

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. - SoldierOfFortune

That's a good way to burn your house down - Ajkloth

8 Texting While Driving (West Virginia)

They should make that illegal - I80

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

My dad has this thing which tells him his texts - jmepa1234

9 Owning a Brown Bear (9 States)

I thought it was only legal in russia

Having bears as pets is a bad idea - ElSherlock

What are those 9 States? - MrCoolC

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. - PhoenixAura81

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

Aren't roadkills infected? - ElSherlock


Yas thank you Texas - Luckys

Jesus Christ


The Newcomers

? Burning the Regional Flag (34 States)

The Contenders

11 Smoking Marijuana (23 States)

Not that shocking since tobacco is legal in some states. - DrayTopTens

Marijuana should be illegal - ElSherlock

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

Marijuana should only be legal if you have medical need. - Synchronocity

12 #Metoo Movement (All States)

Why does this even exist - ElSherlock

No more of this please

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

What's this? - XxembermasterxX

13 18 Year Olds Having Sex (All States)

That's a age of consent - ElSherlock

How is that bad - Luckys

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

How is this bad?

14 Gay Marriage (All States)

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

There's nothing wrong with gay marriage - ElSherlock

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

How is that bad? - Luckys

15 Cannibalism (All States)

Are you sure that this is legal? - ElSherlock

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

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

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! - Bellicose

16 Hate Speech

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

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

17 Getting an Abortion (All States)

There you go to trigger pro-lifers - ElSherlock

As it should - Luckys

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. - Synchronocity

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

18 Dissing White Males

That sounds racist. - Bammer73

I believe this is good

Garbage item - ElSherlock

Even white males get hurt emotionally 🙁 - Interrogator

19 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. - PhoenixAura81

20 Smoking (50 States)

Smoking is unhealthy - ElSherlock

Gross - XxembermasterxX

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. - Userguy44

21 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)? - PhoenixAura81

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

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

But racist acts are illegal. - Cyri

23 Racial Slurs

They are NOT FUNNY. - Synchronocity

24 Having a Firearm

This is why shootings happen.

25 Concealed Carrying on College Campuses (Georgia)
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List StatsCreated 23 Aug 2015
Updated 27 Oct 2019

100 votes
26 listings
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Top Remixes (5)

1. Children Getting Drunk with Parents in Their Home (Massachusetts)
2. Having Sex With Animals (13 States)
3. Drinking & Driving (Mississippi)
1. #Metoo Movement (All States)
2. Smoking Marijuana (23 States)
3. Owning a Brown Bear (9 States)
1. Firing a Missile (South Carolina)
2. Drinking & Driving (Mississippi)
3. Women Being Topless in Public (All States Except Utah, Indiana, and Tennessee)

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