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25 Random Laws

Oklahoma will not tolerate anyone taking a bite out of another’s hamburger.
At one time, margarine was illegal.
It is a misdemeanor to play any game in a public park without the Superintendent’s permission.
It is illegal to turn right on a red light at any time. (Repealed 2003 – However, the law remains in effect in the city of Montreal)
Adultery is illegal, but can only be punished upon a complaint by the affected husband or wife.
Ministers are forbidden from performing marriages when either the bride or groom is drunk.
If one wishes to plant new sod in his or her yard in the summer months, that person may not use the city’s water to water it.
The harassing of Bigfoot, Sasquatch or other undiscovered subspecies is a felony punishable by a fine and/or imprisonment.
It is illegal to urinate on the Alamo.
Persons may be placed in jail for up to five years for shooting a hole in a penny.
Many cities have laws to force citizens to keep their yards in decent shape.
No one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
Chicken must be eaten with the hands.
Billboards are outlawed.
You may not spay your female dog or cat.
Anyone 14 or older who profanely curses, damns or swears by the name of God, Jesus Christ or the Holy Ghost, shall be fined one to three dollars for each offense, with a maximum fine of ten dollars per day.
Raising a pig on Israeli soil will result in the murder of said pig.
Coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.
City commission members may not drink during a public meeting or risk a $50 fine.
You can get out of paying for a dependent’s medical care by praying for him/her.
Shooting ranges are outlawed.
“Social games” are legal in clubs.
Unmarried couples may not commit “lewd acts” and live together in the same residence.
It is illegal to have a monkey or a reptile.
Women who sit on men’s laps on buses or trains without placing a pillow between them face an automatic six-month jail term.
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