Wednesday, May 16, 2007

Crazy State Laws

• A man is not allowed to run around with a shaved chest.
• Barbers are forbidden by law from shaving a man's chest in Omaha, Nebraska.
• A parent can be arrested if her/his child cannot hold back a burp during a church service.
• In the fine state of Nebraska, it is not legal for a tavern owner to serve beer unless a nice kettle of soup is also brewing.
• It is illegal for a mother to give her daughter a perm without a state license.
• It is illegal to sleep naked in a hotel/ motel room.
• Lehigh: Doughnut holes may not be sold
• Omaha: Sneezing is illegal during a church service.
• The owner of every hotel in Hastings is required to provide each guest with a clean and pressed nightshirt.
• Waterloo: Barbers are forbidden from eating onions between 7 A.M. and 7 P.M.

• A man is forbidden from buying drinks for more than three people other than himself at any one period during the day.
• Clark County: An ordinance makes bringing a concealable fire arm into the county illegal unless it is registered with the Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department. In order to register a handgun, however, it must be brought in to the police station. Furthermore, you may not register a gun on the weekends, but the police may prosecute you at that time.
• Elko: Everyone walking the streets is required to wear a mask.
• Eureka: Men who wear moustaches are forbidden from kissing women.
• In Las Vegas, Nevada: It's against the law to pawn your dentures.
• In Las Vegas you can bet on any team--except The University of Nevada at Las Vegas.
• In Reno, Nevada staging a marathon dance is illegal, although posting a notice on a fire hydrant about illegal dance marathons is not.
• In the old days in Nevada a man caught beating his wife was tied to a stake for eight hours a day with a sign that read, "Wife Beater" fastened to his chest.
• It is illegal to drive a camel on the highway.
• It is illegal in Reno, Nevada to conceal a spray-painted shopping cart in your basement.
• It's still "legal" to hang someone for shooting your dog on your property.
• Saloonkeepers had to post the names of habitual drunkards if so requested by the local sheriff or members of the imbibers' immediate families.

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