It's illegal in St. Louis, Missouri, for a fireman to rescue a woman wearing a nightgown. If she wants to be rescued, she must be fully clothed.
Formula for making beer
In Texas, the Encyclopedia Britannica was banned because it contained a formula for making beer.
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Hartford, Connecticut, banned men from kissing their wives on Sundays.
Buying ice cream on Sundays was illegal in Ohio because it was thought to be frivolous and "luxurious." Consequently, ice cream vendors would put fruit on top of the ice cream to make it more nutritious, creating the ice cream sundae.