Your guide to finding outrageous city ordinances and silly state statutes
Where every state -- including this one -- has loony laws on the books
All lollipops are banned.
A law to reduce crime states: "It is mandatory for a motorist with criminal intentions to stop at the city limits and telephone the chief of police as he is entering the town.
It's illegal in Wilbur to ride an ugly horse. Fine? $300.
There is/was a law on the books in Washington state that stated that a motorcar driven at night must be preceded by something like 100 yards by a man carrying a lantern...
In Seattle it is illegal to carry a concealed weapon that is over six feet in length.
Also in Seattle it is illegal for a woman to sit on a man's lap on a bus unless there is a pillow between them.
It is still an offense in Washington state to pretend your parents are rich (Legal Lunacy)