Felony, Misdemeanors and Absurdity
Not everything illegal is a felony. Sometimes it’s a misdemeanor or gross misdemeanor, or just an infraction requiring only a fine be paid. While common sense can separate a felony from legal behavior, understanding all the smaller laws in your area can prove tricky.
Here are a just a few things against the law you might not have known about:
- It’s illegal in the U.S. to use any live endangered species, excepting insects, in public or private sexual displays, shows or exhibits depicting cross-species sex.
- It’s illegal in Alabama it’s illegal to drive a car while blindfolded.
- In Alaska you can’t legally push a moose out of a plane in motion.
- A man can only legally beat his wife once a month. In Arkansas.
- It’s illegal for small boys to throw stones, at any time, at any place in Washington D.C.
- In Georgia it’s illegal for a barber to advertise his prices.
- In Bakersfield, California, anyone having intercourse with Satan must use a condom.
- It is against New York law for a blind person to drive a car.
- Baseball teams in Oklahoma can’t legally hit the ball over the fence or out of a ballpark.
- In Providence, Rhode Island, it is against the law to jump off a bridge.
- In Washington State, you can’t carry a concealed weapon that is over 6 feet in length.
- In Montana, you can’t pretend to abuse an animal in the presence of a minor.
- Street baseball is illegal in California
- In Nome, Alaska it is illegal to openly carry a bow and arrow.
- In Arizona, Any misdemeanor committed while wearing a red mask is a felony.
- Maricopa County, AZ, No more than six girls may live in any house.
- In Arkansas, oral sex is sodomy (this one I kinda agree with!).