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Legally beat your wife

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.




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No bathing suit on highway

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.

Law for smelly people

According to an Atlanta, Georgia, ordinance, "smelly people" are not allowed to ride public streetcars.

Law for stubborn or rebellious son

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 The law has been repealed by the legislature.

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