The 8 Weirdest laws in South Carolina

The current Constitution of the ‘Palmetto’ State came into effect on December 4, 1895 and was revised in 1968. Before then, there were six other constitutions that were adopted in 1669, 1776, 1778, 1790, 1865, and 1868. Over the years, a lot of serious laws have passed through the state’s Legislature, however, there are a … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Tennessee

The Constitution of the ‘Volunteer State’ came into effect on 1 June 1796, the same time the state was admitted into the Union. The second and third versions of the document were adopted in 1835 and 1870 with the latter version still in use today.  Included in the Constitution are many laws that law enforcement … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Rhode Island

The first constitution of the ‘Ocean State’ became effective in May 1843. Before that, the Rhode Island territory was governed by the 1663 Royal Charter, a document that provided royal recognition to the Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations and was approved by England’s King Charles II in July 1663. The current constitution was … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Wyoming

Did you know that you can be fined a whopping $750 for forgetting to close a gate after crossing a road or a river within the state of Wyoming? It’s also illegal for junk dealers to make transactions with intoxicated individuals. These are just a few of the wacky laws within the ‘Cowboy’ State’s Constitution. … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Wisconsin

The Constitution of the ‘Badger State’ was written at a constitutional convention held in Madison in December 1847 and approved by the citizens of Wisconsin Territory in a referendum held in March 1848.  Over the past 173 years of the document’s existence, a lot of very important statutes have been added, amended, or revised, including … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in West Virginia

It’s illegal to own a black or red flag in West Virginia. Also, you may be arrested for taunting someone who doesn’t want to participate in a duel. These are just a few of the crazy laws in the ‘Mountain State’. Some of these ordinances have stood the test of time and law enforcement officials … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Utah

Your local librarian in the Mormon State yields more power than he/she lets on. Librarians have the legal right to detain you, on or off the premises of a library, if they suspect you of stealing a book. Also, if you plan on holding an auction within Salt Lake County, you must avoid hiring trombone … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Washington

Did you know that it’s illegal to kill a sasquatch in Skamania County? Also, all candidates running for public office in the state of Washington are not allowed, by law, to purchase alcohol for anyone other than their family members while polls are open. These are just some of the many weird laws in the … Read More

The 8 Weirdest Laws in Texas

The ‘Lone Star State’ is no stranger to peculiar laws. For instance, there is a law involving the historic Alamo Mission Church in San Antonio that was enacted as a result of the actions of the famed rockstar, Ozzy Osbourne. The Alamo plays a significant part in Texas history; it is at this site in … Read More

The 7 Weirdest Laws in Vermont

The Constitution of the ‘Green Mountain State’ was adopted in 1793 following the state’s admission to the Union in 1791 and is largely based upon the 1777 Constitution of the Vermont Republic which was drafted at Windsor at the Old Constitution House and amended in 1786. It is the shortest constitution in the US with … Read More

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