Laws are put into place for the well-being of everyone and to protect our rights and freedoms. 

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There are also some laws that make you scratch your head and say who came up with this?

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These are five things that are still against the law in Michigan 

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LAW: It's illegal to throw an abandoned hoop skirt onto the street or sidewalk in South Haven. 

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PUNISHMENT: Violators will receive a $5-fine.
This law kinda makes sense, nobody likes littering. 

 

LAW: Alligators are not allowed to be tied to a fire hydrant in Detroit

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PUNISHMENT: I couldn’t find one but now I’m wondering if the law also applies to crocodiles.

LAW: The City of Harper Woods prohibits painting birds, in an apparent effort to stop unscrupulous persons from passing off a sparrow as a canary with the help of a yellow highlighter. The city manager there notes, however, that to his knowledge no one has ever been prosecuted under the ordinance.

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PUNISHMENT: I couldn’t find this one either but it doesn’t surprise me. People will do anything to make a dollar. 

 

LAW: It's illegal to serenade your girlfriend in Kalamazoo.

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PUNISHMENT: I’m all for this law for people like myself that can’t sing. Even if the police don’t enforce this disturbing the peace seems appropriate to me. 

LAW: In Rochester, the law requires that all bathing suits must be inspected by the head of police.

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PUNISHMENT: I wonder what the police chief is looking for? 

The good thing is most old laws are no longer enforced by police in Michigan.

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