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Dumb South 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 South Carolina, it’s illegal for a man to seduce a woman by promising to marry her, unless she is shown to be lewd or unchaste.
  • In South Carolina, it’s unlawful to buy or sell an electric eel.
  • In South Carolina, one needs a permit to paint or sculpt with turkey feathers.
  • In South Carolina, use of stink bombs is illegal.
  • In South Carolina, fishing with dynamite is a crime.
  • In South Carolina, it’s illegal to wear a mask in public, except for a holiday or theatrical production.
  • In South Carolina, it’s a crime to possess a walking catfish.
  • In South Carolina, it’s a crime to bet on the results of an election.
  • In South Carolina, it’s illegal to fish with a yo-yo.

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