Top 10 Crazy Laws In Idaho



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By Megan Peterson, Online Editor

Although there are lots of crazy laws that people don’t agree with, these are truly some of the craziest laws in the U.S. These top ten crazy laws in Idaho will leave you baffled and questioning how they even got passed.


(1)  In Tamarack, it is illegal to buy onions after dark without a permit.

(2) In Pocatello, you are required by law to smile.

(3) Public displays of affection in Idaho are limited to under 18 minutes.

(4) It is illegal to ride Merry-go-rounds on Sundays.

(5)  It is against the law to live in a dog kennel, or house, unless you’re a dog.

(6) In Idaho Falls, it illegal to ride a motorcycle if you’re over 88.

(7) Hunting with a remote using the Internet is punishable by law.

(8)  Cannibalism is also illegal unless it is necessary to survive.

(9) The state of Idaho forbids you from fishing off the back of a camel.

(10) In Eagle, it is illegal to sweep dirt from one’s house into the street.