10 Ridiculous Laws You Didn’t Know About: Texas

1- A recently passed anti-crime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours’ notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.

2- It is illegal to sell one’s eye.

3- One must acknowledge a supreme being before being able to hold public office.

4- Up to a felony charge can be levied for promoting the use of, or owning more than six female pleasure devices (rhymes with Bilbo).

5- It is illegal to drive without windshield wipers. You don’t need a windshield, but you must have the wipers.

6- The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home.

7- You can be legally married by publicly introducing a person as your husband or wife 3 times.

8- In Austin- Wire cutters cannot be carried in your pocket.

9- In Houston- Beer may not be purchased after midnight on a Sunday, but it may be purchased on Monday.

10- In San Antonio-It is illegal to urinate on the Alamo.

BONUS LAW!!! It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing.

Want to read some more ridiculous laws? Check out our previous blog “10 Ridiculous Laws You Didn’t Know About: Colorado” here.

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