Dumb Laws

Louisiana Dumb Laws

LouisianaIt 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 tie an alligator to a fire hydrant.

Mourners at a wake may not eat more than three sandwiches.

Snoring is prohibited unless all bedroom windows are closed and securely locked.

An old ordinance declares goatees illegal unless you first pay a special license fee for the privilege of wearing one in public.

Taxi drivers are prohibited from making love in the front seat of their taxi during their shifts.

It is illegal to gargle in public places.

It illegal for a woman to drive a car unless her husband is waving a flag in front of it.


  • Aslan

    You deserve credit for tracking down these ridulous laws that are still on the books.
    It makes on wonder how they got on the books in the first place.
    Lousiana laws totally offend common sence

    • Steve

      I agree Aslan. It is hard to find these weird and dumb lawsuits, but is even more difficult to track down their origins.

      The mayor in LA signed a law in 2006 banning silly string… tax dollars hard at work!

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