Fireworks are illegal in my home state (New Jersey). …so everyone just drives over the border into Pennsylvania to buy them. Oddly, Pennsylvania law allows the SELLING of fireworks (they’re available in every Walmart and supermarket) but you’re not allowed to USE them there. In other words, Pennsylvania will gladly take your fireworks money, but you have to take them out of the state to blow them up.
Raising a pig.
I live in Israel. It’s a law from 1962 when the country was probably far more religious – I don’t think there’s a way this law would pass now. The exceptions are raising a pig in zoos, scientific institutes and in predominantly non-Jewish and non-Muslim cities (so, mostly Christian), which means that you can still get pork in Israel, but it’s only grown in a few places.
In Isreal, it is forbidden to bring bears to the beach. There are no bears in Isreal so this rule is really unnecessary.
Switzerland – Illegal to own only one pet Guinea Pig as they are considered sociable animals. Services exist to “rent” one in the event one dies before the other.
In Scotland, it is illegal:
· to not allow whoever knocks on your door to use your toilet
· to be drunk and in charge of a cow
· to handle a salmon suspiciously
You may not sing in the bathtub.
Any motorist who sights a team of horses coming toward him must pull well off the road, cover his car with a blanket or canvas that blends with the countryside, and let the horses pass.
In the PA town of Bensalem: Persons convicted of felonies may not operate Bingo games.
I don’t think that second one is enforced.
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In Florida, it’s illegal for unmarried women to skydive on Sunday.
It’s illegal in Alberta to own a pet Rat. This isn’t such a stupid law when you realise that Alberta is the only place in the world without a rat population.
Furthermore, it’s illegal in Canada to accept or challenge someone to a duel. It’s illegal in Canada to produce or own Crime Comics. It’s also illegal in Canada to steal oysters.
So, if you come to Canada don’t come with any crime comics, challenge or accept any duels, and don’t steal our fucking oysters.
In Kansas it is illegal to hunt whales. We’re landlocked.
Washington- Illegal to have sex with a virgin (even on her wedding day)- so take it out of state for your honeymoon!
You can serve 3.2% beer earlier in the day than any other alcohol but have to stop at 12 am, the bars then have to serve higher percentage drinks until 2 am.
In Norway, only food stores smaller than 100 sq. meters (1076 sq ft) are allowed to be open on Sundays.