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Unusual Laws:

  • Possible Non-Sales Tax day for anyone purchasing a handgun
  • In Texas, it's against the law for anyone to have a pair of pliers in his or her possession.
  • In Corpus Christie, Texas, it is illegal to raise alligators in your home.
  • In Galveston, Texas, it is illegal to have a camel run loose in the street!
  • In Texas, it is still a "hanging offense" to steal cattle.
  • You may not shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.
  • It is Texas law that when two trains meet each other at a railroad crossing, each shall come to a full stop, and neither shall proceed until the other has gone.
  • In Texas, no one other than a registered pharmacist may sell condoms or other kinds of contraceptives "on the street or other public places.
  • A recently passed anti-crime law requires criminals to give their victims 24 hours notice, either orally or in writing, and to explain the nature of the crime to be committed.
  • In Lefors, it is illegal to take more than three swallows of beer at any time while standing.
  • In San Antonio, it is illegal for both sexes to flirt or respond to flirtation using the eyes and/or hands.

 

 

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