Saturday, June 02, 2007

Crazy State Laws

• A Wisconsin legislator in the 1970s proposed a law providing that no woman over 21 be required to divulge her age. If age information were required by law, women could use an alphabetic code.
• A Wisconsin legislator recently introduced a bill making it illegal to tattoo someone under the age of 18. He was quoted as saying, "I'm going to save the buttocks of a few juveniles."
• Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.
• Car dealerships cannot sell cars on Sunday.
• Condoms were considered an obscene article and had to hidden behind the pharmacist's counter.
• In Wisconsin you are allowed to marry your house.
• In Wisconsin, after 3:00 a.m., you have to send a rocket signal in the air after every mile you drive.
• It is illegal to cut a woman's hair.
• It is illegal to display an unclothed mannequin in a store window.
• It is illegal to kiss on a train.
• Kenosha: No male is allowed to be in a state of arousal in public.
• La Crosse: It is illegal to tie up your horse along Third Street (Now a major bar strip). It is illegal to display an unclothed mannequin in a store window. It is illegal to play checkers in public. You cannot "worry a squirrel."
• Milwaukee: An old ordinance forbids parking for over two hours unless a horse is tied to the car. It is against the law to play a flute and drums on the streets to attract attention. If one is thought of as offensive looking, it is illegal for him to be in public during the day. It is illegal to purchase or use Sparklers in the city, yet you can buy fully disassembled automatic machine guns.
• Next time you start a riot in Wisconsin remember that it i illegal to use a laser pointer to do so.
• Racine: It is illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep. Women may not walk down a public street at night without being accompanied by a man.
• St. Croix: Women are not allowed to wear anything red in public.
• State Law made it illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
• Whenever two trains meet at an intersection of said tracks, neither shall proceed until the other has.
• While all cheese making requires a license, Limburger cheese making requires a master cheese maker's license.
• Wisconsin law provides for a fine of $2 to $20 for anyone under age 17 caught jumping onto a railroad car while the train is in motion.
• You must manually flush all urinals in a building.

• An ordinance in Newcastle specifically bans couples from being intimate while standing inside a store's walk-in meat freezer!
• Cheyenne Citizens may not take showers on Wednesdays.
• In Wyoming it is illegal to tattoo a horse with the intent of making it unrecognizable to its owner.
• It is illegal for women to stand within five feet of a bar while drinking.
• It is illegal to wear a hat that obstructs people's view in a public theater or place of amusement.
• Wyoming required that every inmate of the state's training school for girls be issued crinoline bloomers.
• You may not take a picture of a rabbit during the month of June.

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