Topic 67:The worlds most ridiculous laws

There are laws that not all of us agree with, but some laws are just plain stupid. Some laws are just a wast of time and effort, but wait until you see these laws. I’m not sure if they are real laws or just myths but enjoy,

  1.  Interracial marriage was still illegal in Alabama in 2000.
  2. In Mobile, Alabama, it is against the law to throw confetti or spray silly string.
  3. In Thailand it is illegal to step on money.
  4. There is a law in South Carolina called the no “mock proposal” law, which states that anybody above the age of 16-years-old is not allowed to perform a proposal if they do not mean it.
  5. In Iowa, it is illegal for a man with a mustache to kiss a woman in public.
  6. In Kentucky, a woman cannot remarry the same man more than three times.
  7. In France, it is stated as illegal to marry a dead person.
  8. In Britain, it is illegal to carry a plank along the pavement.
  9. In Hong Kong, there’s a law that allows a wife to kill her husband if she finds him cheating. However, she must kill him with her bare hands.
  10. In Pennsylvania, it is illegal to tie a dollar bill to a string on the ground and pull it away when someone tries to pick it up.
  11. In the UK, a law still exists from the Middle Ages that requires all males over the age of 14 to be trained in shooting a long bow.
  12. Bangladeshi children of 15 and older can be sent to jail for cheating on their final exams
  13. In China, it is a law that a person must be intelligent to go to college.
  14. In Russia, Vladimir Putin just recently made it illegal to tell kids that gay people exist.
  15. In England, it is illegal for a cab in the City of London to carry rabid dogs or corpses.
  16. In England, it is illegal to die in the Houses of Parliament
  17. In Ohio, it is against state law to get a fish drunk.
  18. In Vermont, women must obtain written permission from their husbands to wear false teeth.
  19. In London, it is illegal to flag down a taxi if you have the plague.
  20. In Logan County, Colorado, USA, it is still illegal to kiss a woman while she is asleep.
  21. In Washington, USA, it is still an offense to pretend that you have rich parents.

“The good of the people is the greatest law”-Mahatma Gandhi 

Bibliography:

http://thoughtcatalog.com/rachel-hodin/2013/10/67-ridiculous-laws-from-around-the-world-that-still-actually-exist/

http://www.dailytelegraph.com.au/news/weird/the-worlds-strangest-laws/story-e6frev20-1111114208087

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