What are some absurd laws in various states that are still in effect, but not enforced?

Some that I've heard about is in one state, it's against the law for men to wear a gotee. In another state it's against the law to wear a mask.
Answer:   if you get kicked out of my home town they must provide you with a horse a gun and enough food for two days
A lot of states still have a sodomy law. Consenting adults aren't legally allowed to "partake"!
North Carolina Crazy Law
All couples staying overnight in a hotel must have a room with double beds that are at least two feet apart. Making love in the space between the beds is strictly forbidden.

If a man and a woman who aren't married go to a hotel/motel and register themselves as married then, according to state law, they are legally married.

Elephants may not be used to plow cotton fields.

A marriage can be declared void if either of the two persons is physically impotent.

Fights between cats and dogs are prohibited.

Chapel Hill
It is a misdemeanor to urinate or defecate publicly.

Women must have their bodies covered by at least 16 yards of cloth at all times.

Elon College
There is to be no rollerblading during daylight hours, on the roads, or on the bricks. All the sidewalks at this college are made of brick. (Repealed in 1998)

Forest City
You must stop and call City Hall before entering town in an automobile. This is so the townspeople will have time to go out and hold their horses until you get through town.

Restaurants "with on sidewalk dining" must post their menu so that it is clearly readable from the sidewalk, but is not readable from the street.

Massage parlors have been banned.

Kill Devil Hills
You may not ride a bicycle without having both your hands on the handle bars.

Rocky Mount
It is required that you must pay a property tax on your dog.

Southern Shores
It is against the law to rollerblade on a state highway.
in indiana, you can not carry an ice cream cone in your back pocket
I'm not sure if its true or not, but a few years ago I was in Jacksonville, North Carolina and was told that there was an old law still on the books saying that it was legal for a husband to beat his wife only if he did it on the courthouse steps.

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