Dumb Laws in Alabama

AlabamaIt is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone’s pity.

It’s against the law for a man to seduce “a chaste woman by means of temptation, deception, arts, flattery or a promise of marriage.”

It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if you have a lantern attached to the front of your automobile.

It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.

It is illegal to wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.

Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.

Men may not spit in front of the opposite sex.

Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.

You may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.

Masks may not be worn in public

It’s illegal to play dominoes on Sunday.

Bear wrestling matches are prohibited.

You may not drive barefooted.

It is illegal to maim oneself to escape duty.

It is illegal to impersonate a person of the clergy.

Pool halls may not be operated between 11:30 PM and 6 AM.

Hunting is not allowed on Sunday.

It is unlawful to wear women’s pumps with sharp, high heels.

You cannot chain your alligator to a fire hydrant.

Anniston: You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street.

Jasper: It is illegal for a husband to beat his wife with a stick larger in diameter than his thumb.

Lee County: It is illegal to sell peanuts in Lee County after sundown on Wednesday.

Mobile: It is unlawful to howl at ladies inside the city limits. It is unlawful to wear women’s pumps with sharp, high heels.

Montgomery: It is considered an offense to open an umbrella on a street, for fear of it spooking horses.