As countries develop, sometimes the governments need to make strange-sounding laws to allow for the safe growth and development of cities. However, sometimes those laws, when taken out of context and left on the books for decades, may begin to sound a little bizarre. For instance, any law about cheese and pie can’t possibly have made sense at any point… right? Here are 13 very real, yet surely unenforced, laws still in existence today. Photographer Olivia Locher decided to demonstrate them in visual form in these brilliant photographs.
1.) In Alabama, it is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at all times.
2.) In California, nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
3.) In Maine it’s unlawful to tickle women under the chin with a feather duster.
4.) In Utah, no one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
5.) In Rhode Island, it is illegal to wear transparent clothing.
6.) In Delaware, it’s illegal to wear pants that are “form-fitting”around the waist.
7.) In Tennessee, hollow logs may not be sold.
8.) In Wisconsin, it is illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
9.) In Texas, it is illegal for children to have unusual haircuts.
10.) In Hawaii, coins are not allowed to be placed in one’s ears.
11.) In Oregon, one may not test their physical endurance while driving a car on the highway.
12.) In Kansas, it’s illegal to serve wine in teacups.
13.) In Connecticut, pickles must bounce to officially be considered pickles.
Source: Olivia Locher Via Reddit And these are just a handful of some of the strange state laws that still exist. If you look up your own state’s legislature, you’re bound to find even more. Share these hilarious (real) laws with others. They’ll get a kick out of them.
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