Let’s face it; there are some downright weird laws on record books across our great 50 states of America. For instance, did you know that in Lawrence, Kansas it is illegal to sing the alphabet on the streets at night?
As part of her “I Fought the Law” series, photographer Olivia Locher has captured some of the funniest, craziest laws throughout the land through her humorous photos. Like, did you know that…
…In Maine, it is unlawful to tickle a woman under the chin with a feather duster.
In Colorado it is illegal to have weeds in your yard (although it is now perfectly legal to have just weed).
It is against the law in Washington to paint polka dots on the American flag.
In Utah, no one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
In Indiana, it is illegal for a man to be sexually aroused in public. (However, it does not say anything about women.)
In Oregon, one may not test their physical endurance while driving a car on a highway.
New Hampshire law states that you may not tap your foot or nod your head to keep time to music.
In South Dakota, it is unlawful to cause static.
It is against the law in California for anyone to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
In Rhode Island, it is illegal to wear transparent clothing.
In Alaska, no person may drive a vehicle when there are three people in the front seat.
It is illegal in Wisconsin to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
In Georgia, picnics are prohibited in graveyards.
In Connecticut, pickles must bounce to officially considered a pickles.
It is illegal to fish with dynamite in Pennsylvania.
In Delaware, it is illegal to wear pants that are “form-fitting” around the waist.
In New Jersey, a person may be arrested for slurping soup.
In Maryland, hammering a nail into a tree is punishable by a $50 fine.
In Oklahoma it is illegal to make love with an automobile… so much for auto-erotica.
In Nevada it is against the law to kiss with a mustache.
In Kentucky it is against the law to paint your lawn red.
In Alabama it is unlawful at all times to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket.
Tennessee law prohibits the sale of hallow logs. And that is precisely why you will never find Keebler Elves in the Volunteer state.
In Ohio it is illegal to disrobe in front of a man’s portrait.
In Vermont, it is illegal to use colored margarine in restaurants unless the menu indicates that you do.
In the state of Hawaii, coins are not allowed to be placed on one’s ears.
In Florida, a person may not appear in public clothed in liquid latex.
It is illegal in Texas for children to have unusual haircuts. (However, they are allowed to carry concealed hand guns)
And finally, it is illegal in Arizona to have more than two dildos in your house. (You best keep your others hidden in the shed.)
Images by Olivia Locher