Stupid Laws from Wisconsin
One may not camp in a wagon on any public highway or risk a fine of up to ten dollars.
It is a class A misdemeanor to wave a burning torch around in the air.
Livestock have the right-of-way on public roads.
The government may not prohibit manual flushed urinals.
Margarine may not be substituted for butter in restaurants unless it is requested by the customer.
Butter substitutes are not allowed to be served in state prisons.
Whenever two trains meet at an intersection of said tracks, neither shall proceed until the other has.
Condoms were considered an obscene article and had to hidden behind the pharmacist's counter.
At one time, margarine was illegal.
State Law made it illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
The state definition of rape stated that it was a man having sex with a woman he knows not to be his wife. That would mean that women could not be guilty of rape and neither could men who thought they were married to the woman.
While all cheese making requires a license, Limburger cheese making requires a master cheese maker's license.
It is illegal to kiss on a train.
It is illegal to cut a woman's hair.
You are allowed to marry your house.
After 3:00 a.m., you have to send a rocket signal in the air after every mile you drive. Then wait a minute for a response. (Repealed)
Tattooing is illegal unless it is done for medical purposes. (Brookfield)
It is unlawful for one to allow another to use the first person's telephone in order to make prank phone calls. (Brookfield)
Screens are required on all windows from May 1 to October 1. (Hudson)
You are not allowed to put litter into someone else's trash receptacle without express permission. (Hudson)
No one may sit on another's parked vehicle without expressed consent of the owner. (Hudson)
No male is allowed to be in a state of arousal in public. (Kenosha)
It is illegal to tie up your horse along Third Street (Now a major bar strip) . (La Crosse)
It is illegal to display an unclothed mannequin in a store window. (La Crosse)
It is illegal to play checkers in public. (La Crosse)
You cannot "worry a squirrel." (La Crosse)
An old ordinance forbids parking for over two hours unless a horse is tied to the car.(Milwaukee )
It is against the law to play a flute and drums on the streets to attract attention. (Milwaukee )
If one is thought of as offensive looking, it is illegal for him to be in public during the day. (Milwaukee )
It is illegal to purchase or use Sparklers in the city, yet you can buy fully disassembled automatic machine guns. (Milwaukee)
It is illegal to wake a fireman when he is asleep. (Racine)
Women may not walk down a public street at night without being accompanied by a man. (Racine)
Women are not allowed to wear anything red in public. (St. Croix)
Nuclear weapons may not be manufactured in the city limits. (Sun Prairie)
Persons may not ride a bicycle with their hands off the handlebars. (Sun Prairie)
Cats are forbidden from entering cemeteries. (Sun Prairie)
Even if one gets his/her change "stolen" by a vending machine, hitting the machine violates a city ordinance. (Sun Prairie)
Unremoved snow on one's property is considered a public nuisance. (Sun Prairie)
Spitting on the sidewalk is prohibited. (Wauwatosa)
If a person shall fail to return books he/she has checked out from the library, that person should return their library card to the library until the books are returned. (Wauwatosa)
Swimming in water fountains is prohibited. (Wauwatosa)