Tuesday, March 2, 2010

Lawless Tuesday

• In California you may not set a mouse trap without a hunting license.
• Los Angeles law forbids hunting moths under a street light.
• Molesting butterflies can result in a $500 fine.
• It is illegal to mistreat rats in Denver.
• Florida law forbids rats to leave the ships docked in Tampa Bay.
• Galesburg: There is a $1,000 dollar fine for beating rats with baseball bats.
• Kirkland: Bees are not allowed to fly over the village or through any of Kirkland’s streets.
• All bees entering Kentucky shall be accompanied by certificates of health, stating that the apiary from which the bees came was free from contagious or infectious disease. -KRS 252.130 (Passed in 1922; Repealed in 1948)
• You may not tie an alligator to a fire hydrant.
• In Maryland thistles may not grow in one’s yard.
• Minnesotans are forbade from teasing skunks.
• According to Ohio law, it’s against the law to kill a housefly within 160 feet of a church without a license.
• Cleveland: It’s illegal to catch mice without a hunting license!
• In La Crosse you cannot “worry a squirrel.”


  1. I love these. What the hell is "worry a squirrel"?

    And who the hell would tie alligators to fire hydrants?

  2. I wonder how much pot these lawmakers were smoking when they put these silly laws into effect!

    Oh and thanks for coming by my blog today. I wanted to reply to your comment with this:

    "Ego...hmmm is that what you kids are calling it nowadays? hehe"

    But you have noreply at blogger so I just copied it here =)

  3. I've broken at least four of those laws. I will not mention which four.

  4. "In La Crosse you cannot “worry a squirrel.” "

    But what about squirrels that worry ME?!

  5. I love these bizarre laws! :) Too funny!