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  • You can't shoot any game other than whales from a moving automobile.

  • Hollow logs may not be sold.

  • More than 8 women may not live in the same house because that would constitute a brothel.

  • It is illegal to use a lasso to catch a fish.

  • "Crimes against nature" are prohibited.

  • Ministers are to be dedicated to God and therefore are not eligible to hold a seat in either House of the Legislature.

  • Duelists, preachers and atheists are not allowed to be elected to public office. Source
  • Any person who participates in a duel may not hold any public office in the state.

  • Giving and receiving oral sex is still prohibited by law.

  • Stealing a horse is punishible by hanging.

  • It is illegal to use a lasso to catch fish.

  • No Christian parent may require their children to pick up trash from the highway on Easter day.

  • Driving is not to be done while asleep.

  • It is legal to gather and consume roadkill.

  • The definition of "dumb animal" includes every living creature.

  • Interracial marriages are illegal.

  • Tattooing a minor is a misdemeanor.

  • It is illegal to dare a child to purchase a beer.

  • It is illegal to place tacks on a highway.

  • Skunks may not be carried into the state.

  • In Bell Buckle - One may not throw bottles at a tree.

  • In Dyersburg - It is illegal for a woman to call a man for a date.

  • In Fayette County - You may not have more than five inoperable vehicles on a piece of property.

  • In Kimball - Bar owners may not let patrons make loud, unusual noises.

  • In Knoxville - In front of their buildings, all businesses must have a "hitching post.

  • In Lenior County - When you pull up to a stop sign you must fire a gun out the window to warn horse carriages that you are coming.

  • In Lexington - By law, anyone who has been drinking is "sober" until he or she "cannot hold onto the ground.

  • In Lexington - It is illegal to transport an ice cream cone in your pocket.

  • In Lexington - No one may eat ice cream on the sidewalk.

  • In Lexington - Spitting on the sidewalk is prohibited.

  • In Memphis - Illegal for a woman to drive a car unless there is a man either running or walking in front of it waving a red flag to warn approaching motorists and pedestrians. Source

  • In Memphis - It's illegal for frogs to croak after 11 PM.

  • In Memphis - Panhandlers must first obtain a $10 permit before begging on the streets of downtown Memphis.

  • In Memphis - In Memphis restaurants, it is illegal to give any pie to fellow diners, it's illegal to take unfinished pie home and all pie must be eaten on the premises.

  • In Nashville - Spitting is prohibited on sidewalks.

  • In Nashville - No person may keep a cheetah as a pet.

  • In Nashville - Males may not be sexually aroused in public.

  • In Nashville - Anyone rollerblading may not tie his or herself to a moving vehicle on a highway.

  • In Nashville - No person may roller skate and listen to a personal cd player at the same time.

  • In Nashville - Throwing stones is prohibited as it might break a window.

  • In Nashville - To play pinball, one must be 18 years old.

  • In Nashville - All persons riding scooters must ride in single file.

  • In Oneida - An ordinance forbids anyone to sing the song "It Ain't Goin' To Rain No Mo'.







0 #3 Guest 2012-05-27 16:51
lexington really doesn like ice-cream!!
0 #2 Kayla 2011-12-27 18:37
0 #1 emma 2011-07-22 03:07
in nashville males cannot be sexually aroused in public :P

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