Many laws still in existence throughout the United States are wildly outdated, rendering them completely ridiculous, useless and bizarre.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’. Take a look at the ongoing series below to find out more about the peculiar oddities present in the American legal system.
You might be surprised to learn that: In Alabama it is illegal to have an ice cream cone in your back pocket at all times. In Maine it’s unlawful to tickle women under the chin with a feather duster. In Oregon one may not test their physical endurance while driving a car on the highway. In Rhode Island, it is illegal to wear transparent clothing. In Utah no one may walk down the street carrying a paper bag containing a violin. It’s illegal to serve wine in teacups in Kansas. Arizona residents may not have more than two dildos in a house. Nobody is allowed to ride a bicycle in a swimming pool in California. In Wisconsin it is illegal to serve apple pie in public restaurants without cheese. In Hawaii coins are not allowed to be placed in ones ears.