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Dumb North Carolina 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 North Carolina, it’s a crime if "any person owning or having any bitch shall knowingly permit her to run at large during the erotic stage of copulation."
  • In Transylvania County, North Carolina, a Dalmation is deemed a "potentially dangerous" breed of dog.
  • In North Carolina, all garbage fed to swine must first be thoroughly cooked.
  • In North Carolina, one must pay a $3.00 tax on all new white goods brought into the State.
  • In Tryon, North Carolina, it is a crime to maintain fowl that crow or cackle disturbingly.
  • In North Carolina, bingo games not held at fairs are limited to five hours length.
  • In North Carolina, fireworks that leave the ground, spin, or fly through the air are against the law.
  • In North Carolina, checking into a hotel with a false name is a crime.
  • In North Carolina, llamas must be considered ordinary domestic livestock.
  • In North Carolina, it’s a crime for an owner not to kill a mad dog.

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