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Dumb Laws in Louisiana

City Laws in Louisiana

Jefferson Parish
All garbage must be cooked before it can be fed to any hogs.
New Orleans
Donâ??t try to do any kind of fancy bicycle riding in this town.
Feel like showing some Christmas spirit?
Apparently New Orleans residents arenâ??t totally familiar with electric poles.
Trying to save the rain forest?
Horses may not be tied to a tree on a public highway.
One may not host a game of marbles at Lafayette Square unless he or she first obtains a written permit from the parkway and park commission.
Chasing fish in a city park is against the law.
â??Mardi Gras Beadsâ?? may not be thrown from a third story window.
City commission members may not drink during a public meeting or risk a $50 fine.
It is illegal to practice voodoo in the city limits.
Snakes are not allowed within 200 yards of the Mardi Gras parade route.
â??No Smokingâ?? signs shall be placed on all floats used during a parade.
Condoms may not be thrown from parade floats during Mardi Gras.
No one may throw a bottle of Coke at a parade float.
Television reporters may not throw candy to the crowd during a parade.
You may not tie an alligator to a fire hydrant.
It illegal for a woman to drive a car unless her husband is waving a flag in front of it.
Port Allen
No person may predict another’s future.
Only two people may picket on a sidewalk at a time, and they must stay at least five feet apart at all times.

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