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Dumb New Jersey 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 New Jersey, no egg shall be broken that has a putrefactive odor and the rots.
  • In the Township of Parsippany/Troy Hills, New Jersey, firing a potato cannon is against the law.
  • In Paterson, New Jersey, it’s illegal for an ice cream peddler to be annoying.
  • In Haddon Township, New Jersey, it’s a crime for a person to appear “in a dress not belonging to his sex.”
  • In Deerfield, New Jersey, windmills may not interfere with the view.
  • In Haddon Township, New Jersey, a person may not flirt with another against their will, or entice them into doing indecent acts.
  • In Ruthorford, New Jersey, a person on roller skates must obey a stop sign.
  • In Ridgewood, New Jersey, it’s a crime to discharge silly string in public.
  • In Ridgefield, New Jersey, swiping a shopping cart can earn a prison sentence.

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