Your guide to finding outrageous city ordinances and silly state statutes
Where every state -- including this one -- has loony laws on the books
Kirkland, Illinois, law forbids bees to fly over the village or through any of its streets.
It is against the law for a monster to enter the corporate limits of Urbana, Illinois.
Chicago law prohibits eating in a place that is on fire.
In Oblong, Illinois, it's punishable by law to make love while hunting or fishing on your wedding day. In Zion it is illegal for anyone to give lighted cigars to dogs, cats, and other domesticated animals kept as pets. (Loony Laws" by Robert Pelton)
A state law in Illinois mandates that all bachelors should be called master, not mister, when addressed by their female counterparts.