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08 September 2018
Dumb South Carolina Laws
I don't know if these are actually true or not since I found them on a
but they very well may be! Besides, I am out of town and trying to entertain you with filler :)
Dumb South C
It is a capital offense to inadvertently kill someone while attempting suicide.
Every adult male must bring a rifle to church on Sunday in order to ward off Indian attacks.
It is perfectly legal to beat your wife on the court house steps on Sundays.
When approaching a four way or blind intersection in a non-horse driven vehicle you must stop 100 ft from the intersection and discharge a firearm into the air to warn horse traffic.
It is illegal to sell any alcoholic beverages on Sunday, unless you own a private club. (Repealed November 2000)
Horses may not be kept in bathtubs.
It is considered an offense to get a tattoo.
Performing a U-turn within 1,000 feet of an intersection is illegal.
Musical instruments may not be sold on Sunday.
No work may be done on Sunday.
An exception to the above law is that light bulbs may be sold.
All schools must prepare a suitable program for Francis Willard Day.
Dance halls may not operate on Sundays.
Merchandise may not be sold within a half mile of a church unless fruit is being sold.
Fortune tellers are required to obtain a special permit from the state.
A railroad my not remove itself from a town of more than five hundred people.
Railroad companies may be held liable in some instances for scaring horses.
By law, if a man promises to marry an unmarried woman, the marriage must take place.
It is illegal to communicate with a woman using obscene messages.
It is illegal to display a confederate flag on a courthouse.
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