the following are genuine State Laws that are still technically in force in America;- In Hartford, Connecticut: It is illegal to cross a street while walking on your hands. In Ottumwa, Iowa: It is unlawful for a man to wink at any woman he does not know. In Los Angeles: you cannot bathe 2 babies in the same tub at the same time. In Zion, Illinois: It is illegal to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats and other animals kept as pets. In Carmel, New York: A man cannot go outside while wearing a jacket and trousers that do not match. In St Louis: It's illegal to sit on the kerb of any city street and drink beer from a bucket. In Baltimore, Maryland: It's illegal to throw bales of hay from a second-storey window within the city-limits. It's also illegal to take a lion to the cinema. In Michigan: a woman isn't allowed to cut her own hair without her husband's permission. In New York: it's illegal to throw a ball at someone's head for fun. The state of Washington has passed a law stating that it is illegal to paint polka dots on the American flag. In order for a pickle to be officially considered a pickle in Connecticut, it must bounce. In Gary Indiana, people are prohibited from attending a cinema and from riding on public transport within 4 hours of eating garlic.