Dumb Laws – Washington DC

A D.C. federal judge has ruled that begging is a form of free speech protected by the Constitution. The U.S. government says it’s a crime to give false weather reports. In Washington D.C. it is illegal to post a notice … Continue reading

Ohio Dumb Laws

It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday. It is illegal to get a fish drunk. It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house. Owners of tigers must notify authorities within one hour if … Continue reading

Hawaii Dumb Laws

It’s illegal for a shooting gallery to offer liquor as a prize. The shooter might want to come back after drinking the prize and try again. All residents may be fined as a result of not owning a boat. Coins … Continue reading

Maine Dumb Laws

After January 14th you will be charged a fine for having your Christmas decorations still up. You may not step out of a plane in flight. Shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native … Continue reading

Dumb Laws – Alaska

Moose may not be viewed from an airplane. It is considered an offense to push a live moose out of a moving airplane. While it is legal to shoot bears, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a … Continue reading

Dumb Laws – Delaware


It is illegal to fly over any body of water, unless one is carrying sufficient supplies of food and drink. Getting married on a dare is grounds for an annulment. In Delaware you may not sell dead people for money … Continue reading

Louisiana Dumb Laws

It is illegal to rob a bank and then shoot at the bank teller with a water pistol. Biting someone with your natural teeth is “simple assault”, while biting someone with your false teeth is “aggravated assault”. You may not … Continue reading

Missouri Dumb Laws

In Merryville women are prohibited from wearing corsets because “the privilege of admiring the curvaceous, unencumbered body of a young woman should not be denied to the normal, red-blooded American male.” Excelsior Springs: Hard objects may not be thrown by … Continue reading

Nevada Dumb Laws

It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway. Las Vegas: It’s against the law to pawn your dentures. It’s still “legal” to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property. Clark County: An ordinance makes bringing a … Continue reading