Liquor sales in Alaska aren’t allowed on Election Day until the polls close.
South Carolina law prohibits anyone over age 18 from dressing up as a clown.
In 2015, Japan lifted its 67-year old ban on dancing after midnight.
For most states in the U.S. you don’t need to commit an arrestable offense in order to be lawfully accused of resisting arrest.
During Civil War, a person can pay $300 to escape the draft. The rationalization for this was that unwilling troops were ineffective so the government might as well extract funds to be used as war funds from the unwilling if it got poor service.
In Fairbanks, Alaska it is illegal for a moose to enter a saloon (via the sidewalk). This law was created to try to stop a local tavern keeper from getting his pet moose drunk and prevent the moose’s frequent drunken rampages.
In order to maintain peace and quiet at night, the Long Beach City Council proposed a ban on “singing of birds” between 11 p.m. and 7 a.m. in 1957.
Some Saudi Arabian cities have banned walking your dog or cat because it enhances contact between men and women.
A bill was introduced in Maine to outlaw tomatoes in clam chowder.
The United Kingdom has a “right to roam” which allows public access for walking & leisure to mountains, moors, heaths and downs that are privately owned.