TNB Night Owl – Weird State Laws NORTH DAKOTA

Let’s take a drive through North Dakota, home of The Potato Bowl, which has a Facebook page I might add, because these North Dakotans take their potatoes very seriously… let’s see if we can find some potato based weird laws!
Take a stroll through the poll section so we can decide the best worst laws of each state for our grand finale!
  • It’s illegal to lie down and fall asleep with your shoes on
  • In Fargo, you may be jailed if you’re wearing a hat while dancing, or if you’re wearing a hat at a function where there is dancing
  • Beer and Pretzels may not be served together at any North Dakota bar or restaurant
  • It’s illegal to shoot an indian on horseback provided you’re in a covered wagon
  • In Devils Lake, new years fireworks are prohibited from being set off after 11:00PM
  • It’s illegal to keep an elk in your backyard sandbox
  • In Waverly, horses are forbidden from sleeping in bathtubs
  • Operators of underground coal mines must provide an “adequate supply” of toilet paper
  • Charitable groups are allowed to hold stud poker games to raise money, but only twice a year
  • It’s illegal to swim naked in red river from 8AM to 8PM
  • Horses aren’t allowed in fountains unless they are wearing pants
  • To lie down and fall asleep in a cheese factory is illegal
  • It’s illegal to show movies that involve a police officer being shot, beaten, or treated offensively
  • In Huron, it’s illegal to cause static-electricity
  • Casinos are not allowed to post signs saying “Casino”
  • Attempting to convince a pacifist to abandon his beliefs by threatening to arm wrestle him is against the law
  • All hotels are required to have two twin beds exactly two feet apart at all times
  • It’s illegal to use fireworks to protect your sunflower crop
QOTN: What are your best theories to explain these weird laws?

Sources: Forest Grove Weird Laws, Only In Your State ND, Only In Your State ND2, Crowd Signal Polls

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