Vermont’s commitment to sustainability and energy conservation goes so far it even gets the law involved. In Vermont, it’s illegal to prohibit clotheslines.
The law forbids regulations that prohibit “clotheslines, or other energy devices based on renewable resources.”
North Dakota Pigeons Sound Lucky
Pigeons are everywhere and as annoying as they seem, North Dakota still requires you to get permission if you want to exterminate one.
State law holds that "no person, firm or corporation shall exterminate pigeons or other wild birds without first having obtained a permit from the Fargo health department."
Tennessee Wild West Laws Still Hold True
According to the Tennessee Constitution, it's illegal to hold public office if a person has been in a duel.
As the law states, there will be no public office positions for anyone "fighting in a duel, or knowingly be the bearer of a challenge to fight a duel, or send or accept a challenge for that purpose, or be an aider or abettor in fighting a duel."
Virginia Legally Hates Raccoons
The people of Virginia really hate raccoons. In this state, it's illegal to "hunt or kill any wild bird or wild animal, including any nuisance species" on Sundays.
Raccoons, however, are perfectly acceptable to hunt or kill, even if it is on a Sunday.
Wisconsin Cheese Is Legally Delicious
If you've ever been to Wisconsin, you'll know that they take cheese very seriously.
So much so that State law requires that cheese labeled as "Wisconsin Certified Premium Grade AA" meet a certain standard: it must be "fine, highly pleasing and free from undesirable flavors and odors."