On the lighter side of life:
From the book: Wacky Laws, Weird Decisions and Strange Statues, Main Street publishers.
Marriage and Family laws:
a. It’s against the law for children under the age of seven to go to college in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
b. Although there are no R and X ratings for Ma Bell, in Blue earth, Minnesota, it’s against the law for children under 12 to talk on the telephone unless accompanied by a parent.
c. Kids in Kalispell, Montana, must have a note from the doctor in order to buy a lollipop or candy bar while church services are in session.
d. At the Paiute Indian Reservation in California, a mother-in-law is prohibited from spending more than 30 days a year visiting her kids (pages 9, 10).
e. Kissing on the lips in Riverside, California, is in violation of a local health ordinance, unless both parties wipe their lips with carbonized rose water.
g. A kiss in Halethorpe, Maryland, cannot last longer than a second.
h. Kissing a stranger in Cedar Rapids, Iowa is illegal.
i. Any man who constantly kisses “human beings” is forbidden to have a moustache if he lives in Indiana (pages 31, 32).
j. If a lady in Dixie, Idaho, berates her husband in public and a crowd gathers, the husband is subject to a fine.
k. It is illegal to remarry the same man four times in Kentucky.
l. A man in Tennessee is forbidden to divorce his wife unless he leaves her ten pounds of dried...Continue reading this sermon illustration (Free with PRO)
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