In line with our weekly law blog where we discuss some of the weirdest laws from across the country, in this week’s edition we will take a look at some of the strangest laws from the states of Virginia and Louisiana. Keep reading to learn about a weird hunting law from Virginia as well as a weird urinating law from Louisiana. I find it fascinating to read and write about the weirdest laws in our nation and analyze their origin. Hope you find them as entertaining as I do! Keep reading so you don’t accidently break any of these laws one day. Enjoy!
It Is Illegal to Hunt Animals on Sunday, Except for Raccoons
Virginia: According to Virginia law it is illegal to hunt animals on a Sunday. The law allegedly states that it is unlawful to hunt, trap, possess, sell, or transport wild birds and animals. However, if the animal you are hunting is a raccoon, then you may be in the clear. Apparently, raccoons may only be hunted before 2:00 AM on Sunday mornings. Violation of this law is considered a Class 3 misdemeanor.
It Is Illegal for Pool Owners to Leave the Pool Door Open After They Are Done Swimming in It
Frederick, Virginia: In Frederick, Maryland, if you are a pool owner and forget to close the pool gate after swimming in it, you risk a fine of $2,500.
It Is Illegal for Spectators at a Boxing Match to Mock One of the Contestants
Louisiana: According to the Louisiana law, it is illegal for seconds, managers, or spectators to insult or abuse contestants. Anyone who violates this law will be ejected.
It Is Illegal to Urinate in the City’s Water Supply
Louisiana: As it should be!
What do you think about these weird laws? Are there any weird laws that you would like to share with the readers of this blog. Feel free to leave a comment below.
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