Dumb South Carolina Laws – Rifles in Church Required?

Petr Novák

If you ever find the need to hide a horse in South Carolina, you should definitely not consider a bathtub as your hiding place. This action would be in violation of the law! Additionally, an antiquated law dictates that all adult males should carry a rifle to church to potentially defend themselves against an Indian raid.

Dumb South Carolina Laws – Rifles in Church Required?

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  1. 17 Funny South Carolina Laws

17 Funny South Carolina Laws

  • It’s illegal to interfere with railroad tracks and train stations in towns with populations of more than 100 people.
  • If a man proposes marriage to an unmarried woman, the law obligates him to marry her.
  • Charleston: firefighters have the legal authority to blow up your horse.
  • Dance halls are required to be closed on Sundays.
  • Every adult male is required to bring a rifle to church on Sunday to potentially defend himself against an Indian raid.
  • Fortune tellers are required to obtain special permits to operate.
  • Hiding a horse in a bathtub is forbidden.
  • Men who have assaulted their wives are prohibited from working in public service.
  • If you kill a person who is attempting suicide, you have committed a capital crime.
  • It’s prohibited to use profanity or any inappropriate language when conversing with a woman.
  • Oral sex is prohibited.
  • The sale of alcohol outside of a private club is prohibited on Sundays.
  • Lancaster County: dancing in public is illegal.
  • The sale of musical instruments is prohibited on Sundays.
  • All work is prohibited on Sundays, with the exception being the sale of light bulbs.
  • Hilton Head Island: shining a flashlight on sea turtles is prohibited.
  • Spartanburg: Consumption of melons is forbidden at the Magnolia Street Cemetery.

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