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A person may be placed in jail for up to six months for making fun of someone who does not accept a challege. (Repealed 2010)

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�61-2-24. Taunting for nonparticipation in duel; penalty.

If any person post another, or in writing or in print use any reproachful or contemptuous language to or concerning another, for not fighting a duel, or for not sending or accepting a challenge, he shall be guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction, shall be confined in jail not more than six months, or fined not exceeding one hundred dollars.

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Repealed 2010

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