Dumb Laws in South Carolina
Musical instruments may not be sold on Sunday.
A person must be eighteen years old to play a pinball machine.
Performing a U-turn within 1,000 feet of an intersection is illegal.
It is considered an offense to get a tattoo.
It is illegal to display a confederate flag on a courthouse.
Horses may not be kept in bathtubs.
By law, if a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, the marriage must take place.
It is illegal to sell any alcoholic beverages on Sunday, unless you own a private club.
Railroad companies may be held liable in some instances for scaring horses.
A permit must be obtained to fire a missle.
A railroad my not remove itself from a town of more than five hundred people.
It is illegal to give or receive oral sex in South Carolina.
Fortune tellers are required to obtain a special permit from the state.
When approaching a four way or blind intersection in a non-horse driven vehicle you must stop 100 ft from the intersection and discharge a firearm into the air to warn horse traffic.
Dance halls may not operate on Sundays.
It is perfectly legal to beat your wife on the court house steps on Sundays.
An exception to the above law is that light bulbs may be sold.
Every adult male must bring a rifle to church on Sunday in order to ward off Indian attacks.
No work may be done on Sunday.
It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide.
City Laws in South Carolina
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