TNB Night Owl – Weird State Laws GEORGIA

Let’s take a drive through Georgia to find some weird state laws!

  • In Acworth: All citizens must own a rake
  • Against the law to tie a giraffe to a telephone pole or street lamp
  • Donkeys may not be kept in bathtubs
  • In Athens-Clarke If you want to read your favorite book in public to your friends, do it before 2:45 AM
  • In Gainesville: Chicken must be eaten with the hands
  • It is illegal in Georgia to use profanity in the presence of a corpse
  • In Quitman, It is illegal for a chicken to cross the road
  • Jonesboro: It is illegal to say “Oh, Boy”
  • In Athens-Clarke County — Goldfish may not be given away to entice someone to enter a game of bingo.
  • Marietta: Though it is illegal to spit from a car or bus, citizens may spit from a truck
  • You cannot live on a boat for more than 30 days during the calendar year, even if just passing through the state
  • In Athens-Clarke County it is illegal to sell two beers for the price of one
  • No one may carry an ice cream cone in their back pocket if it is Sunday
  • In Athens-Clarke County, Adult bookstores may not sell alcohol
  • Owners of mules may not allow their animal to roam around Athens unsupervised
  • Persons under the age of 16 may not play pinball after 11:00 PM in Athens-Clarke County
  • It is also illegal to make a disturbing sound at a fair in Athens-Clarke County
  • If you’re going out of business in Athens-Clarke County, you will need a business license to hold a going-out-of-business sign
  • While Georgia runs its own lottery, it’s illegal to promote a private lottery under the guise they are protecting their citizens
  • If an organization non registered as “non-profit” fails to register their raffle with the local sheriff, that group risks paying up to $10,000 in fines and spending five years in jail
  • Members of the state assembly cannot be ticketed for speeding while the state assembly is in session
  • All sex toys are banned
  • You have the right to commit simple battery if provoked by “fighting” words
  • It is illegal to change the clothes on a storefront mannequin unless the shades are down
  • It is illegal to take a bath of orange peel
  • On Mondays, it is illegal for one to whistle very loud after 11:00 PM
  • No one may bath in Sandy Creek Lake
  • One man may not be on another man’s back
  • Model airplanes may be flown so long as they stay on either private property or city property adjacent to the county morgue
  • No one may tease an idiot
  • Crosses may be burned on someone else’s property, so long as you have their permission
  • No person may be buried under a sidewalk of a cemetery
  • In Kennesaw, every head of household must possess a firearm of some kind
  • The flooring of adult bookstores and video stores must be nonabsorbant and smooth textured

Athens-Clarke County has seen some @$#* …

Speaking the truth (joke intended) is Stehekin912! Wishing we all could be Wonder Woman with her lasso of truth!

Picture this: You are angry. In fact, you are livid. You look at this person(s) taking part in your pet peeve. You say to yourself “If I ran the world, this would be illegal.”

QOTN: If you could create any weird law, what would it be? Did deep into your annoyances and let your creative juices flow. GO!

Sources: Forest Grove Strange Laws, Fun Laws 50 Weird Laws, Only In Your State Georgia

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