Old and Stupid/Funny Iowa Laws

Here's some old and quite funny/stupid laws from Iowa!

A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.

In Dubuque any hotel in the city limits must have a water bucket and a hitching post in front of the building.

In Fort Madison the fire department is required to practice fire fighting for fifteen minutes before attending a fire.

In Indianola the ”Ice Cream Man” and his truck are banned.

In Marshalltown horses are forbidden to eat fire hydrants.

It is a violation of the law to sell or distribute drugs or narcotics without having first obtained the appropriate Iowa drug tax stamp.

Kisses may last for as much as, but no more than, five minutes.

One-armed piano players must perform for free.

Within the city limits of Ottumwa a man may not wink at any woman he does not know.