Virginia Criminal Defense Attorney | Silly Virginia Laws

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There are countless outdated laws still on the books today. Below are some of the stranges laws in Virginia that have never been repealed:

  • Bribery is prohibited by all persons except political candidates.
  • Citizens must honk their horns when passing other cars.
  • Children are prohibited from trick or treating on Halloween.
  • It is illegal to tickle women.
  • It is illegal to hunt any animal on Sundays, except Raccoons. Raccoons may be hunted until 2:00 a.m.
  • In Norfolk, it is illegal to spit on a seagull. This behavior will not be tolerated.
  • It is illegal to keep a skunk as a pet.
  • It is illegal to park a car on railroad tracks.