Legally beat your wife
In Arizona, a man may legally beat his wife once a month, but no more.
There is a law in South Carolina that allows a husband to beat his wife on the courthouse steps on a Sunday.
More Law Facts
In Kentucky, a woman is forbidden to wear a bathing suit on a highway unless she is armed with a club or is escorted by at least two officers. The amendment says that the provisions of this statue "shall not apply to a female weighing less than 90 pounds or exceeding 200 pounds.
According to an Atlanta, Georgia, ordinance, "smelly people" are not allowed to ride public streetcars.
Massachusetts passed a law in 1648 that allowed a parent to put to death a stubborn or rebellious son. The law has been repealed by the legislature.