Crazy State Laws – Alabama Edition

Alabama

‚Ä¢ A 1950 anti-obscenity law in Irondale, Ala., prohibited any showing of anyone nude or “in a substantially nude state” except a babe in arms.

• Anniston: You may not wear blue jeans down Noble Street.

‚Ä¢ An ordinance in Linden, Ala., provided that all women of “uncertainchastity” had to be off the streets by 9 p.m.‚Ä¢ Bear wrestling matches are prohibited.

• Boogers may not be flicked into the wind.

• Children of incestuous couples are deemed legitimate.

• Dominoes may not be played on Sunday.• Hunting is not allowed on Sunday.

• Incestuous marriages are legal.

• It is illegal for a driver to be blindfolded while operating avehicle.• It is illegal to impersonate a person of the clergy.

• It is illegal to maim oneself to escape duty.

‚Ä¢ It is illegal to stab yourself to gain someone’s pity.

• It is illegal to wear a fake moustache that causes laughter inchurch.

• It is legal to drive the wrong way down a one-way street if youhave a lantern attached to the front of your automobile.

• It is legal to drive the wrong way on a one way street if you havea lantern on the front of your car.

‚Ä¢ It is unlawful to wear women’s pumps with sharp, high heels.

‚Ä¢ It’s against the law for a man to seduce “a chaste woman bymeans of temptation, deception, arts, flattery or a promise of marriage.”

‚Ä¢ It’s illegal to play dominoes on Sunday.

• Jasper: It is illegal for a husband to beat his wife with a sticklarger in diameter than his thumb.

• Lee County: It is illegal to sell peanuts in Lee County after sundownon Wednesday.

• Masks may not be worn in public• Men may not spit in front of the opposite sex.

‚Ä¢ Mobile: It is unlawful to howl at ladies inside the city limits.It is unlawful to wear women’s pumps with sharp, high heels.

• Montgomery: It is considered an offense to open an umbrella ona street, for fear of it spooking horses.

‚Ä¢ No persons may sell “blow-out nuts”.

• Peanuts are not allowed to be sold in Lee County, Alabama aftersunset on Wednesdays.

• Pool halls may not be operated between 11:30 PM and 6 AM.

• Putting salt on a railroad track may be punishable by death.

• Slavery is still legal in Decatur, Alabama.

• The game of crackaloo is illegal in Fairfield, Ala.

• Women are able to retain all property they owned prior to marriagein the case of divorce. However, this provision does not apply to men.

• Women are able to retain all property they owned prior to marriagein the case of divorce. However, this provision does not apply to men.

• You cannot chain your alligator to a fire hydrant.

• You may not drive barefooted.• You may not have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time.

• You must have windshield wipers on your car.

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