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Stupid sexist laws against women

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There are laws that many of us don't like and then there are laws that need to be taken from off the books as they are down right sexist.

Rated 7 points - posted 8 years ago by Anthonyreid in category United States.
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A woman in Oxford, Ohio is forbidden from taking her clothes off while standing in front of a man's picture Report Abuse
80 points - added 8 years ago by Anthonyreid - 1 comment
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Woah
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It is illegal for a lady to lift her skirt more than six inches while walking through a mud puddle in Michigan. Report Abuse
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In Dyersburg, Tennessee, it is illegal for a woman to call a man on a date. Report Abuse
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Illegal to adjusting stockings in public certain places in America Report Abuse
Adjusting stockings in public if you live in Dennison,Texas or Bristol, Tennessee could get you 12 months behind bars.
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Patent-leather shoes are a no-no for women in Cleveland, Ohio, for the reason that the shiny finish of the shoes could help a man catch a reflection of their more private parts, Report Abuse
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In Missouri, four women may not rent an apartment together. Report Abuse
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It is illegal for women to wear pants in the city of Tucson, Arizona Report Abuse
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Lol
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In Memphis, Tennessee, women can't drive a car unless "a man must walk or run in front of the vehicle, waving a red flag in order to warn approaching pedestrians and motorists." Report Abuse
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Lol, "warning, women driver approaching! Run away!"
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Unless she is married, a woman is prohibited from parachuting on Sunday afternoons. Report Abuse
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Sweet
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In Florida, a woman caught catching z's while under a hair dryer in a salon will be subjected to a fine Report Abuse
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A special cleaning ordinance was issued in Pennsylvania that bans housewives from hiding dirt and dust under a rug in a dwelling. Report Abuse
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A state law in Illinois dictates that all bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts Report Abuse
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In Tremonton, Utah, it is illegal to have sex while riding in an ambulance. Fair enough, except for the part where, if caught, only the woman can be charged with a sexual misdemeanor Report Abuse
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In Vermont, It is illegal for women to wear false teeth without the written permission of their husbands. Report Abuse
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In Michigan a woman must seek the consent of her husband before getting her hair done. Report Abuse
The law further goes on to state that a woman's hair belongs to her husband.
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It is against the law in Oklahoma for females to do their own hair without getting a license from the state Report Abuse
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In Owensboro, Kentucky, buying a new hat without her husband trying it on first is illegal. Report Abuse
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In Maryland, a woman may not go through her husband's pockets while he is sleeping. Report Abuse
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It is illegal for a woman in New Mexico to appear in public with out shaving. Report Abuse
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An old (and hopefully repealed by now) law in Little Rock, Arkansas states that a man is legally allowed to beat his wife, but only when he uses a stick that is no more than three inches wide, and only once a month. Report Abuse
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