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Dumb Michigan Laws

Note: All cited laws are real and currently in effect, and have been verified for authenticity by practicing attorney Nathan Belofsky, Esq., the world's leading authority on strange laws.

  • In the State of Michigan, anyone who contumeliously reproaches God is guilty of a misdemeanor.
  • In Michigan, it’s illegal to display a deformed person or “human monstrosity.”
  • In Michigan, it’s a crime to play the national anthem only part way through.
  • In Michigan, it’s against the law to dock a horse’s tail.
  • In Michigan, it’s illegal to serve diseased food without first obtaining consent.
  • In Michigan, it’s a crime to use bad language in front of a woman.
  • In Michigan, seducing and debauching an unmarried woman can earn five years in jail.
  • In Michigan, it’s against the law to poison someone’s well.
  • In Michigan, it’s a misdemeanor to swear by the name of God, Jesus Christ, or the Holy Ghost.
  • In Michigan, it’s a crime to tear or mark up a library book.
  • In Flint, Michigan, one who wears “saggy pants” can be jailed for months.
  • In Michigan, the sale of dyed baby chicks is a crime.
  • In Michigan, it’s illegal to promote an endurance contest lasting more than twelve hours.
  • In Michigan, adultery is a felony.
  • In Michigan, it’s illegal to unhitch someone else’s horse and then ride away.
  • In Michigan, it’s a crime to take a picture of a person in a grave.
  • In Michigan, it’s against the law to dive from a public bridge.
  • In Brighton, Michigan, annoying someone is a crime.

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