Friday, July 13, 2018

Odd Mississippi Laws

  • Cattle rustling is punishable by hanging.
  • Horses are not to be housed within 50 feet of any road.
  • Vagrancy is punishable by either 30 days in prison or a $201 fine. 
  • Columbus - The fine for waving a gun in public is higher than actually shooting it.
  • Oxford - It is illegal to drive around the town square more than 100 times in a single session.
  • One may not spit on the sidewalks on the square.
  • Motor vehicles on the square are prohibited.
  • Horn honking is not permitted as it might scare horses.
  • Tylertown - It is unlawful to shave in the center of main street.