Old and Stupid/Funny Michigan Laws
Here's some old and quite funny/stupid laws from Michigan!
A woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission.
All bathing suits must have been inspected by the head of police.
Alligators may not be tied to fire hydrants.
Any person over the age of 12 may have a license for a handgun as long as he/she has not been convicted of a felony.
Anyone can keep their cow on Main Street downtown at a cost of 3 cents per day.
Couples are banned from making love in an automobile unless the act takes place while the vehicle is parked on the couple's own property.
It is against the law to serenade your girlfriend.
It is illegal for a man to scowl at his wife on Sunday.
It is illegal to kill a dog using a decompression chamber.
It is illegal to let your pig run free in Detroit unless it has a ring in its nose. According to history and animal husbandry, it prevents them from "rooting" in the ground for their food.
It is illegal to paint sparrows to sell them as parakeets.
It is legal for a robber to file a law suit, if he or she got hurt in your house.
It is legal for the blind to hunt, and they don't need anyone with them.
No person shall throw an abandoned hoop skirt into any street or on any sidewalk, under penalty of a five- dollar fine for each offense.
Security guards at Joe Louis Arena will confiscate any item they feel might be thrown onto the ice. Furthermore, any person seen throwing an octopus onto the ice at a Red Wings game will be taken to jail.
Smoking while in bed is illegal
There is a 10 cent bounty for each rat's head brought into a town office.
There is a law that makes it legal for a farmer to sleep with his pigs, cows, horses, goats, and chickens.
Wilfully destroying your old radio is prohibited.
You may not swear in front of women and children.