With the number of laws that get thrown around at both the state and federal levels every year, a few ridiculous ones are bound to slip through the cracks.
And by a few, I mean an uncomfortably large amount. What’s crazier is that outdated laws from the past tend to hang around for decades.
While law enforcement officers typically focus on laws that actually matter and affect the lives of civilians every day, it’s a little unsettling that this level of weirdness is allowed to gum up the works. Take a look at some of the most ridiculous laws that America has to offer. We should at least get a laugh out of them, right?
One-armed piano players must perform for free.
2. North Carolina
It’s illegal for bingo games to last more than five hours.
You can’t wear a fake mustache that causes laughter in church.
4. New York
It’s illegal to sell cat fur.
You can’t use explosive golf balls.
It’s illegal to remove more than half of a sheep’s ear.
For a short while, the use of computers was illegal due to a poorly written law about internet cafés.