FirmDoor's Top 10 Crazy Laws in Texas

FirmDoor's Top 10 Crazy Laws in Texas

in Law Fun Last updated May 14, 2018

Texas is the second largest state in the United States in both land area population.  The Lone Star State also has some crazy laws.  Some of them will make you laugh, the others will just have you scratching your head in disbelief. Here are FirmDoor’s picks for the Top 10 Crazy Laws in Texas:


Top 10 Crazy Laws in Texas

#10. It's illegal to sell your own eye...or your heart, bones or skin, for that matter.

#9. It is a crime to milk your neighbor's cow. 

#8. The entire Encyclopedia Britannica is banned in Texas because it contains a formula for making beer at home. 

#7. It is illegal to take more than three sips of beer at a time while standing. Tip: bring a chair.

#6. It is illegal for one to shoot a buffalo from the second story of a hotel.

#5. There is an anti-crime law in Texas which states that criminals who intend on committing a crime must give their victims oral or written 24-hours advance notice.  They also have to mention the nature of the crime. - The people who wrote and passed this law should be arrested.


#4. You can absolutely go to jail if you eat out of your next door neighbor’s garbage without their permission.

#3. In Texas, you can be considered legally married by publicly announcing a person as your wife/husband by saying it 3 times.  You've been warned.

#2. In Austin, it is illegal to carry wire cutters in your pocket.

AND The #1 Crazy Law in Texas

#1. In certain Texan cities, citizens can't walk around barefoot without first obtaining a $5 permit to do so.

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