Weird Idaho Laws

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 Ille­gal for a man to give his sweet­heart a box of candy weigh­ing less than fifty pounds. That’s what I’m talk­ing about!

A boy may only court a girl after obtain­ing writ­ten per­mis­sion from her father.

Chil­dren up to the age of 14 must have a cer­tifi­cate signed by their par­ents to tes­tify that they reg­u­larly brush their teeth.

Cut­ting off a friend’s head with an axe is against the law.  As opposed to an enemy….?

It is a crim­i­nal offence to ride a merry-go-round on a Sunday.

Lawyers must not charge wid­ows a fee for mov­ing their piano from one room to another.

Snakes have been banned from bit­ing humans on a Sun­day — except when it’s snowing.

Statewide: You may not fish on a camel’s back.  Funny, last time I saw a camel there were no fish on it’s back.

In Boise: Res­i­dents may not fish from a giraffe’s back.

In  Pocatello: A per­son may not be seen in pub­lic with­out a smile on their face.

Idaho Falls: It is ille­gal for any­one over the age of eighty-eight to ride a motorcycle. 

Coeur d’Alene: If police offi­cers sus­pect a cou­ple is hav­ing sex inside a vehi­cle they must honk their horn three times, and wait two min­utes before they approach the scene. 

Eagle: Bicy­cles must not be taken onto a ten­nis court.

Wal­lace: You are not allowed to sleep in a dog ken­nel. (unless you are a dog.)

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