Earlier this week I heard something about Arizona's latest attempt to pass an anti-sharia law, I thought it was on MSNBC, but I can't locate it. But there are several sites that cover it. I seems there are at least 13 states attempting similar laws(Thank you Glenn Beck and Faux Noise).
What stands out about AZ latest attempt is what they added to their version in order not to be singling out Islam. They also want to include a prohibition against enforcing Canon Law, halacha law, and last but not least, laws against karma.
Personally I think they deserve the Karma they'll receive from an anti-Karma law. The kicker is, they totally miss the irony of making an anti-Karma law.
This brings me to a different point, stupid laws. There are tons of dumb/stupid laws out there and there are fortunately someone put a website together to highlight them.
Just a few for fun.
While having sex, you must stay in the missionary position and have the shades pulled.
Elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.
The mere possession of a lottery ticket is illegal in North Carolina and may result in a $2,000 fine. (They have both Mega Millions and PowerBall in the State).
It’s against the law to sing off key
All couples staying overnight in a hotel must have a room with double beds that are at least two feet apart.
When two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.
It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.
Up to a felony charge can be levied for promoting the use of, or owning more than six dildos.
It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
It is illegal to milk another person’s cow.
Shotguns are required to be taken to church in the event of a Native American attack.
And from Augusta, Maine; To stroll down the street playing a violin is against the law.
Unmarried couples may not commit “lewd acts” and live together in the same residence.
A special law prohibits unmarried women from parachuting on Sunday or she shall risk arrest, fine, and/or jailing.
If an elephant is left tied to a parking meter, the parking fee has to be paid just as it would for a vehicle.
It is illegal to sing in a public place while attired in a swimsuit.
Men may not be seen publicly in any kind of strapless gown.
Animals are banned from mating publicly within 1,500 feet of a tavern, school, or place of worship.
Bathhouses are against the law.
It is a misdemeanor to shoot at any kind of game from a moving vehicle, unless the target is a whale.
Women may not drive in a house coat.
No vehicle without a driver may exceed 60 miles per hour.
It is against the law to fish from horseback.
It is illegal not to drink milk.
It is illegal to detonate any nuclear weapon.
Birds have the right of way on all highways.
A husband is responsible for every criminal act committed by his wife while she is in his presence.
It is considered an offense to hunt whales.
No one may have sex in the back of an ambulance if it is responding to an emergency call.
It is a violation of the law to sell or distribute drugs or narcotics without having first obtained the appropriate Iowa drug tax stamp.
A man with a moustache may never kiss a woman in public.
One-armed piano players must perform for free.
Kisses may last for no more than five minutes.
Ministers must obtain a permit to carry their liquor across state lines.
Doctors who treat a person with gonorrhea must report this to the local board of health and include the disease’s “probable origin”.
There are tons more. Have fun checking them out.
On with the games!!
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