Here are some crazy laws from every state in the US, courtesy of DumbLaws.com. Some may no longer be on the books; most are no longer enforced.
Alabama: It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
Alaska: It is illegal to push a live moose out of a moving airplane.
Arizona: Any misdemeanor committed while wearing a red mask is considered a felony.
Arkansas: Schoolteachers who bob their hair cannot get a raise.
California: Animals may not mate in public within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school or place of worship.
Colorado: In Denver, it is illegal to lend your vacuum cleaner to your next-door neighbor.
Connecticut: In order for a pickle to officially be considered a pickle, it must bounce.
Delaware: It is illegal to fly over a body of water unless you’re carrying a sufficient supply of food and drink.
Georgia: No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket on a Sunday.
Hawaii: Coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.
Idaho: You may not fish on a camel’s back.
Illinois: Chicago law forbids eating in a place that is on fire.
Indiana: Performing puppet shows, wire dancing or tumbling acts for money is punishable by a fine.
Iowa: One-armed piano players must perform for free.
Kansas: You cannot shoot rabbits from a motorboat.
Maine: Shotguns must be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
Maryland: In Baltimore, it’s illegal to take a lion to the movies.
Massachusetts: At a wake, mourners may eat no more than three sandwiches.
Michigan: It is illegal to let your pig run free in Detroit unless it has a ring in its nose.
Minnesota: A person may not cross state lines with a duck on top of his head.
Mississippi: It is a misdemeanor to have more than one illegitimate child.
Missouri: In Kansas City, the installation of bathtubs with four legs resembling animal paws is prohibited.
Montana: It is a felony for a wife to open her husband’s mail.
Nebraska: In Lehigh, doughnut holes are not allowed.
New Hampshire: It’s illegal to collect seaweed at night.
New Jersey: It is against the law for a man to knit during the fishing season.
New Mexico: In Las Cruces, you may not carry a lunchbox down Main Street.
New York: Citizens may not greet each other by “putting one’s thumb to the nose and wiggling the fingers.”
North Carolina: It’s against the law to sing off key.
North Dakota: Beer and pretzels can’t be served at the same time in a bar or restaurant.
Ohio: It is illegal to get a fish drunk.
Oklahoma: People who make “ugly faces” at dogs may be fined and/or jailed.
Oregon: In Stanfield, no more than two people may share a single drink.
South Carolina: A person must be 18 years old to play a pinball machine.
South Dakota: It is illegal to lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory.
Tennessee: In Oneida, an ordinance forbids anyone to sing the song “It Ain’t Goin’ To Rain No Mo’.”
Texas: A law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
Utah: A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence.
Vermont: In Barre, all residents must bathe every Saturday night.
Virginia: In Waynesboro, it is illegal for a woman to drive a car up Main Street unless her husband is walking in front of the car waving a red flag.
Washington: It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.
West Virginia: A person may be arrested for making fun of someone who does not accept a challenge.
Wisconsin: It is illegal to kiss on a train.
Wyoming: You may not take a picture of a rabbit from January to April without an official permit.