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9 Dumbest US State Laws

This list is based on the extremely popular DivineCaroline.com article called “I’m Under Arrest For What? Fifty Bizarre U.S. Laws”. The following 9 are the dumbest of the dumb laws and ordinances to ever be instituted. Each item was specifically picked to raise important social questions, like “What kind of drugs was this legislator using?”, and “Is this the type of state where such a law is ordinary?”. If you personally know of any dumber laws that can trump some of these, feel free to share your keen knowledge by leaving a comment on the bottom of this list. All approved comments will forever travel with this list and educate the public.

#9 Bad Accent

Arkansas

It must really suck for that British farmer, because now he breaks the law every time he says the name of his state. As  you might have guessed, in Arkansas, it’s illegal to mispronounce the name of the state.

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Accent Hat

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#8 Less Sucking In Denver

Colorado-Denver

Next time you rent that beautiful house in the most colorful state, don’t go up to your neighbor asking to borrow a vacuum cleaner as you might find yourself in a dilly of a pickle. In Denver, it’s illegal to ask your neighbor to borrow a vacuum cleaner.

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No Vacuums

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#7 A Must-Have Conspiracy

Hawaii

Any person who doesn’t own a boat is subject to a fine penalty. One wild guess is that the government is secretly turning Hawaiian citizens into a third Navy branch, after the Marines.

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Primary weapon of the Hawaiian citizens’ Navy:

Watch For Coconuts

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#6 Potato Women

Idaho

The potato state really spoils their weaker gender as by law, any gentleman can’t give a box of chocolates weighing less than fifty pounds.

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Idaho Love

 

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#5 The Diaper Clause

Mississippi-Temperance

These people evidently got fed up with all the dog berries. No person can walk a dog without it wearing a diaper.

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Diaper Dog

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#4 State Of Honesty

Washington

Marrying a rich lie is illegal in Washington, as no person is allowed to pretend that they have wealthy parents.

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Wealthy Parents

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#3 Disengage The Engagements

South Carolina

Being engaged is not a joke in South Carolina, as backing out of an engagement is illegal for men.

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No Dumping

 

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#2 Rug Burn

Nevada

The forefathers of the legalized prostitution must have thought that Borat was a real documentary, as in the state of Nevada it’s illegal for a woman to be kissed by a man with a mustache.

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No Mustache

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#1 Toting Tots

Missouri-Kansas City

All the minors are prohibited from purchasing any toy cap guns, while the sale of shotguns to them is completely legal.

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Young Guns

 

 

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