TNB Night Owl – Weird State Laws TEXAS

Let’s take a drive to where everything is bigger to find some weird state laws!
  • It is illegal to sell one’s eye
  •  It is illegal to milk another person’s cow
  •  The entire Encyclopedia Britannica collection is banned in Texas because one of the books contains a formula for making beer at home
  • While we’re on the subject of beer, it’s illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing
  • Criminals must give their victims 24-hour notice before committing a crime, either orally or in writing
  •  It is against the law to throw confetti, rubber balls, whips, firecrackers, or feather dusters in the town of Borger
  • It’s illegal to dust any public building with a feather duster in Clarendon
  • It’s against the law to sell Limburger cheese on Sundays in Houston
  • It’s illegal to emit obnoxious odors while on an elevator in Port Arthur
  • Any person who sits on a sidewalk in Galveston may be fined up to $500
QOTN: What are your best theories to explain why these laws were put in place?

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