Kentucky Dumb Laws

KentuckyBy law, anyone who has been drinking is “sober” until he or she “cannot hold onto the ground”.

It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket.

It is illegal to shoot game out of the window of a moving vehicle, with the exception of a whale.

It is illegal to fish with a bow and arrow in Kentucky.

It’s illegal to fish in the Ohio River in Kentucky without an Indiana Fishing License.

All bees entering Kentucky shall be accompanied by certificates of health, stating that the apiary from which the bees came was free from contagious or infectious disease.

An excerpt from brilliant Kentucky state legislation. “No female shall appear in a bathing suit on any highway within this state unless she be escorted by at least two officers or unless she be armed with a club”. The following important ammendment however is to be considered here: “The provisions of this statuate shall not apply to females weighing less than 90 pounds nor exceeding 200 pounds, nor shall it apply to male horses.”

It is illegal in Kentucky to marry the same man more than 3 times.

No person shall sell, exchange, offer to sell or exchange, display or possess living baby chicks, ducklings, or other fowl or rabbits which have been dyed or colored; nor dye or color any baby chicks, ducklings or other fowl or rabbits; nor sell, exchange, offer to sell or exchange or to give away baby chicks, ducklings or other fowl or rabbits, under two months of age in any quantity less than six, except that any rabbit weighing three pounds or more may be sold at an age of six weeks. Any person who violates this section shall be fined not less than $100 nor more than $500. -KRS 436.600 (Passed 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 215, sec. 5.)

Any person who displays, handles or uses any kind of reptile in connection with any religious service or gathering shall be fined not less than fifty dollars ($50) nor more than one hundred dollars ($100). -KRS 437.060 (Passed 1942, from Ky. Stat. sec. 1267a-1.).

Lexington: It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket.
Lexington: By law, anyone who has been drinking is “sober” until he or she “cannot hold onto the ground.”

Owensboro: A woman may not buy a hat without her husband’s permission.

Frankfort, Kentucky, makes it against the law to shoot off a policeman’s tie.