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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TyMartin
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6 years ago

It's not pointing to Alaska.

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6 years ago

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

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Alec
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6 years ago

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

Dominic Zappia
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2 years ago

You're right. It just makes no fucking sense

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Anna McClung
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5 years ago

I'm an Arizonian. This is not crazy at all! It is lifesaving.

ALESSI HADIDIAN
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1 year ago

ok i just read it again and i realized it said arizona. now i completely agree

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DarjaHolm
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6 years ago

why is that a crazy law? would anyone with any humanity in themself refuse to give someone a glass of water??

EugeniaLoli
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6 years ago

This is an awesome law actually.

AndrésSalazar
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6 years ago

It's actually a really good law for a state with shitty laws. In a desert, it works.

ALESSI HADIDIAN
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1 year ago

what if it's poisoned lolz

Hannah Kelley
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1 year ago

wow

Sodom
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2 years ago

Thats actually good ^^ here you even have to pay for a piss ...

Kevin Braid
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2 years ago

i lived in AZ, this is likely the sanest law here, it gets mad crazy hot in Arizona.

Alexander Pasqueretta
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3 years ago

Obviously, the author of this article has never been to Arizona...

NOAH JESKE
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3 years ago

please im d..d ..dying i ne...eed Wat...eeer

Joe Martinez
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3 years ago

It is NOT a crazy law, obviously you've never been to Phoenix in the summer time, where it can easily surpass 115 degrees F outside .. not everyone has a car and has to walk, it's a HUMANE law.

James Shepherd
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3 years ago

Its the smartest law. Should be like that everywhere but that's too much to ask from corporate america

Doob
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8 months ago

Its kinda hot there soooooooo...

Chris Longski
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9 months ago

I lived in AZ. It's a wonderful law. Try walking a few miles or around all day in 110-degree heat sometime. Would you refuse a thirsty homeless person water ?

Nathan Kim
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10 months ago

This is fake

Joshua Jiles
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1 year ago

what if it has poison

Isabella Martinez
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1 year ago

That’s good now you don’t have to be mean when someone gives you a glass of water lol

SIMON ROCKWOOD
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1 year ago

yeah.... that make sense.

Aya Volkmann
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1 year ago

what about milk???

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Mason Mears
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2 years ago

that's stupid

patrick kane
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2 years ago

but say you only have one glass of water, are about to die if you dont drink it and they someone says *hey can i have a glass of water* (i think at that point i would break the law)

Jordan Sleeper
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3 years ago

Ok????

Joe Martinez
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3 years ago

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WhiteFox
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3 years ago

i mean thats pretty good if say ur drunk and i need to drink some water

Andreia Reminiec
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3 years ago

this should be a common sense law

C-Bear
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3 years ago

i accually think that its not such a bad law

bread
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4 years ago

this is a good law.

¯_(ツ)_/¯
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5 years ago

...that's not a crazy law. Arizona is a desert state and people can get dehydrated very easily

Samuel Jay Brown
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5 years ago

I'm just gonna ask someone over and over again if I go there.

gaz
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6 years ago

Do they arrest people who don't always walk around without a glass of water. Is a flask OK?

AngelaEames
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6 years ago

Actually not all that crazy, swing as how it's Arizona.

Mason Mears
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2 years ago

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PeteLaberge
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6 years ago

The law has to do with restaurants.

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Gigi Carnegie
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5 years ago

ME: HEY, MOM! whats the Netflix password!? MUM: Umm, sorry, I am not entitled to give you that information, darling. That's called breaking the law. ME: *stands in awe*

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SapphireDolphin10
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5 years ago

What are you going to tell the dog if they do. Me: it's against the law! Stop doggy! Dog: ?

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Ivaylo Tashev
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5 years ago

"You can f off!" - Me.

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dylangodber
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6 years ago

am I allowed to use my mouth?

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6 years ago

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

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Brittney Hay
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5 years ago

I'm from Alabama and it's also illegal to carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket... Just FYI

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Community Member
6 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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SalvadorLloret-Fariña
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6 years ago

Double the price and make it 3 for 1

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KileyDriscoll
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6 years ago

Aw too bad I wouldn't be able to have a pet rat named Splinter if I lived there XD

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Cooper Starnes
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2 years ago

oof

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6 years ago

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

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dylangodber
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6 years ago

am I allowed table football?

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StephanieReyes
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6 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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6 years ago

Oh!! Really?

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BeckyWhitehall
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6 years ago

You are doing something wrong if you are using a firearm hahaha :')

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6 years ago

What's a bean whistle?

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6 years ago

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

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