Stupid Laws from Ohio
In Ohio, if you ignore an orator on Decoration day to such an extent as to publicly play croquet or pitch horseshoes within one mile of the speaker's stand, you can be fined $25.00.
Women are prohibited from wearing patent leather shoes in public.
It is illegal to fish for whales on Sunday
The Ohio driver's education manual states that you must honk the horn whenever you pass another car.
Participating or conducting a duel is prohibite.
Breast feeding is not allowed in public.
It is illegal for more than five women to live in a house.
It is illegal to mistreat anything of great importance.
No one may be arrested on Sunday or on the Fourth of July.
A police office can write you a ticket for leaving your keys in your car. But relax he will leave you a note when you can come get your keys back so long as you can prove it's your car and your key.
No person while operating a motor vehicle shall fail to slow down and stop said vehicle when signaled to do so upon meeting or overtaking a horse-drawn vehicle or person on horseback and to remain stationary until such vehicle or person has passed.
It is illegal to walk a cow down Lake Road. (Bay Village)
Ordinance number 223, of 09/09/19 prohibits the installation and usage of slot machines in outhouses. (Bexley)
If one loses their pet tiger, they must notify the authorities within one hour. (Canton)
Power Wheels® cars may not be driven down the street. (Canton)
It is a misdemeanor to play any game in a public park without the Superintendent's permission. (Canton)
Women are forbidden from wearing patent leather shoes, lest men see reflections of their underwear. (Cleveland)
It's illegal to catch mice without a hunting license! (Cleveland)
Any person who leans against a public building will be subject to fines. (Clinton)
It is illegal for stores to sell corn flakes on Sunday. (Columbus)
Items left on a tree lawn become city property. A young man was fined for removing an item from a tree lawn even though he had the owner's permission. (Fairview Park)
It's against the law to honk your horn "excessively". A grandmother was fined for honking her horn twice at her neighbor. (Fairview Park)
Cross-dressing is against the law. (Ironton)
Any map that does not have Lima clearly stated on the map cannot be sold. (Lima)
It is unlawful to run a horse over five miles per hour. (Lowell)
Your goose may not paraded down Main Street. (McDonald)
It is against the law to roller skate without notifying the police. (North Canton)
It's illegal for a woman to strip off her clothing while standing in front of a man's picture. (Oxford)
A policeman may bite a dog to quiet him. (Paulding)
Throwing a snake at anyone is illegal. (Toledo)
You may not run out of gas. (Youngstown)
Riding on the roof of a taxi cab is not allowed. (Youngstown)