Dumb Laws in Alabama
Bear wrestling matches are prohibited.
Incestuous marriages are legal.
It is illegal to impersonate a person of the clergy.
It is illegal to maim oneself to escape duty.
Masks may not be worn in public.
It is considered an offense to open an umbrella on a street, for fear of spooking horses.
Women are able to retain all property they owned prior to marriage in the case of divorce. However, this provision does not apply to men.
It is illegal to sell peanuts in Lee County after sundown on Wednesday.
It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating a vehicle.
Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.
It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter in church.
Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.
Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.
It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if you have a lantern attached to the front of your automobile.
You must have windshield wipers on your car.
You may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.
City Laws in Alabama
You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street.
No person may spit on the floor of a church.
It is illegal to bike, roller-skate, skateboard, or inline skate in a commercially zoned area.
Men who deflower virgins, regardless of age or marital status, may face up to five years in jail.
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