Many laws still in existence throughout the united states are wildly outdated, rendering them completely ridiculous, useless and bizarre. The absurdity is illustrated by new York-based photographer Olivia Locher, who catalogs the crazy rules and regulations of each state in a playful photographic series ‘I fought the law’. Readers might be surprised to learn that in Rhode island, it is illegal to wear transparent clothing, nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool in California and Arizona residents may not have more than two dildos in a house. Take a look at the ongoing series below to find out more about the peculiar oddities present in the American legal system.
In Alabama it is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at all times
In Tennessee hollow logs may not be sold.
In Arizona you may not have more than two dildos in a house.
In Kansas it’s illegal to serve wine in teacups.
In Delaware it’s illegal to wear pants that are ‘form-fitting’ around the waist.
In Oregon one may not test their physical endurance while driving a car on the highway.
In Hawaii coins are not allowed to be placed in ones ears.
In Connecticut pickles must bounce to officially be considered pickles.
In Rhode island it is illegal to wear transparent clothing.
In Wisconsin it is illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese.
In Maine it’s unlawful to tickle women under the chin with a feather duster.
In California nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool.
In Utah no one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin.
In Alaska no person may drive a vehicle when there are three people in the front seat.