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Dumb Laws in Tennessee

Students may not hold hands while at school.
It is a crime to share your Netflix password in Tennessee.
In Tennessee it is illegal to to post images online that cause â??emotional distressâ? â??without legitimate purposeâ?.
No Christian parent may require their children to pick up trash from the highway on Easter day.
It is legal to gather and consume roadkill.
You can’t shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile.
Hollow logs may not be sold.
More than 8 women may not live in the same house because that would constitute a brothel.
It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.
“Crimes against nature” are prohibited.
Ministers are to be dedicated to God and therefore are not eligible to hold a seat in either House of the Legislature.
Any person who participates in a duel may not hold any public office in the state.
Giving and receiving oral sex is still prohibited by law.
Stealing a horse is punishible by hanging.
It is illegal to place tacks on a highway.
Skunks may not be carried into the state.
The definition of “dumb animal” includes every living creature.
Interracial marriages are illegal.
Tattooing a minor is a misdemeanor.
It is illegal to dare a child to purchase a beer.

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