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The Weirdest Laws in America

In California nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool
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The New York based photographer Olivia Locher documents some of the weirdest and completely ridiculous laws still in effect throughout the United States. The project is called “I Fought The Law” and presents an ongoing photographic journal of these bizarre laws. Read on for a good laugh…

In Rhode Island it is illegal to wear transparent clothing
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In Wisconsin it is illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese
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In Alabama it is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at all times
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In Maine it’s unlawful to tickle women under the chin with a feather duster
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In Oregon one may not test their physical endurance while driving a car on the highway
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In Kansas it’s illegal to serve wine in teacups
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In Tennessee hollow logs may not be sold
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In Utah no one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin
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In Delaware it’s illegal to wear pants that are ‘form-fitting’ around the waist
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In Connecticut pickles must bounce to officially be considered pickles
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In Hawaii coins are not allowed to be placed in ones ears
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In Kentucky it’s illegal to paint one’s lawn red
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In Ohio it’s illegal to disrobe in front of a man’s portrait
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In Georgia picnics are prohibited in graveyards
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In Texas it’s illegal for kids to have unusual haircuts
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All photos courtesy of Olivia Locher

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