Mississippi Dumb Laws

MississippiCattle rustling is punishable by hanging.

Horses are not to be housed within 50 feet of any road.

Vagrancy is punishable by either 30 days in prison or a $201 fine.

Columbus: The fine for waving a gun in public is higher than actually shooting it.

Oxford: It is illegal to drive around the town square more than 100 times in a single session.

Oxford: One may not spit on the sidewalks on the square.

Oxford: Motor vehicles on the square are prohibited.

Oxford: Horn honking is not permitted as it might scare horses.

Tylertown: It is unlawful to shave in the center of main street.