Governing a big country is a tough job, and you are bound to be hated by half of the population you're ruling. Now, bear in mind, that the person on top, is also responsible for the laws, upon which, the whole democratic system is based. And laws are passed after voting of the Congress, sometimes public vote, and then an affirmation of the president. With these dumb laws, that we have compiled below, we're not sure, where common sense got lost.

Did you know, that there's a crazy law in Juneau, Alaska prohibiting you from bringing your pet flamingo into a barbershop? Or that in Tenessee you might be prosecuted for sharing your Netflix password? And if you're from Indiana that you are banned from catching a fish with your bare hands? It sure would be interesting to know, why these weirdest laws in the U.S. became laws in the first place.

Though most of these laws sound incredibly dumb now, once they've had, or still does have, a real pretense. For example, the New York law against people wearing masks in public places is to prevent a mass crime or a riot, since you don't know the assailant's identity undercover. And the Arizona one, about camel shooting prohibitions, stems from United States Camel Corps, an army experiment to use these animals for military forces. So there, as improbable as these laws might seem, they do have comprehensive explanations. Scroll down below for our list of weird rules in the U.S. and share if you know more of these!

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SusannaVesna
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5 years ago

dafuck

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5 years ago

Ok..... WHAT?!?!?!

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Alec
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5 years ago

In a desert environment that's not necessarily a crazy law

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Samuel Jay Brown
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4 years ago

That is stupid I mean ya it would be dumb to share it(unless its your spouse or something) but, it's not anyone else's business if you share it.

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samantha_babbitt
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5 years ago

What?! They can´t help it!

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LynetteFoxen
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5 years ago

This is the same in Minnesota and many other states.

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SusannaVesna
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5 years ago

Ahahahhahaha!

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5 years ago

The fact that this is actually a law is what disturbs me the most about this.

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SusannaVesna
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5 years ago

Oh no! Now that's disappointing!

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5 years ago

Ok this one makes some sense... but the fact that it is a law is disturbing... were people actually selling their kids at one point? (I'm sorry if that was a stupid question, I'm only fifteen)

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PeteLaberge
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5 years ago

That is illegal in a lot of places. But usually is under the purview of local liquor authorities ....

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ChingZhang
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5 years ago

fine by me! Im terrified of rats!!!!!

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KäpRukshìJåyatìllakè
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5 years ago

Crazy!

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5 years ago

What are they going to do? Arrest little kids on Halloween? RIDICULOUS!!!

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doodle0401
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5 years ago

not movin there

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StephanieReyes
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5 years ago

So as long as the officer doesn't ask you to stop it's not illegal?

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MpooIca
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5 years ago

Oh!! Really?

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gaz
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5 years ago

Is dynamite OK?

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5 years ago

What's a bean whistle?

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5 years ago

Aww come on Delaware don't ruin the fun. :D

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