Dumb Alabama Laws – Blue Jeans Are Illegal Here

Petr Novák

The State of Alabama officially prohibits bear wrestling, and it is unlawful to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket at any time. To add to the list, it’s also illegal to be blindfolded while driving a car!

Dumb Alabama Laws – Blue Jeans Are Illegal Here

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  1. 26 Dumb Alabama Laws

26 Dumb Alabama Laws

  • Wearing blue jeans on Noble Street in Anniston is illegal.
  • In the city of Irondale, a 1950 anti-obscenity law bans any public display of nudity, except for small children held in arms.
  • An ordinance in Linden city forbids prostitutes from being out on the streets after 9:00 p.m.
  • Statewide, bear wrestling matches are banned.
  • Playing dominoes on Sundays is not allowed.
  • Showings of affection are also illegal on Sundays.
  • Driving a car while blindfolded is against the law.
  • Impersonating a priest is prohibited.
  • Self-harm to avoid tax obligations is forbidden.
  • Pandering with the intent to please someone is prohibited.
  • Wearing a fake mustache that could incite laughter in church is not allowed.
  • Driving in the opposite direction on a one-way street is allowed, but only if the back of the car is equipped with headlights.
  • Wearing high-heeled boots is unlawful.
  • Attempting to attract virtuous women with flattery or marriage proposals is against the law.
  • In the town of Jasper, husbands are not allowed to hit their wives with a stick thicker than their own finger.
  • In Lee County, selling peanuts after sunset on Wednesdays is forbidden.
  • Wearing masks in public is not allowed.
  • In the City of Montgomery, opening umbrellas on the street is banned as it may frighten horses.
  • Swimming areas must be closed between the hours of 11:30 p.m. and 6 a.m.
  • Salting railroad tracks could lead to a death penalty.
  • Slavery is technically still legal in the City of Decatur.
  • In the event of a divorce, women have the right to retain any property they and their husbands acquired during the marriage. However, this right does not apply to men.
  • Tying alligators to a fire hydrant is forbidden.
  • Driving barefoot is prohibited.
  • Carrying an ice cream cone in the back pocket at any time is not allowed.
  • All cars must have windshield wipers.

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