The Law of the Harvest (1 of 4) by Jeff Schreve
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Let me ask you a question. How many have ever gotten a speeding ticket? You know, you get a speeding ticket, and I've had my share, you get a speeding ticket when you break the law on the road, the speed limit law. You can only go so fast on the road. That's right. You'll be breaking it one day, too. But, you know man has set up laws to govern our highways and to govern our society, man-made laws, in order to bring order and not chaos. But now I did some research about laws and found some really crazy laws. Some might still be on the books, or some have been rescinded, I don't know. But as I was looking these up, I thought it was very, very interesting.
In San Diego, they have a law that it is illegal to have Christmas lights up after February. If you don't take them down, they fine you $250.00. Wow! It's really something. In San Francisco, it's illegal for anyone classified as ugly to walk down any street. Isn't that wild?
Indian Wells, California, it's illegal to drink intoxicating cement. You have to have a law for that? I don't imagine that's one that you do twice right. You talk about a bowel obstruction. You're going to drink cement. Wow! Tombstone, it's illegal for men and women over 18 to have less than one tooth missing visible when smiling. The good news about Tombstone - there are not many violators of that law. A lot of them don't have teeth anyway. But they're, they're required.
Louisiana, it's illegal for mourners at a wake to eat more than three sandwiches. Isn't that wild? I mean, it's a wake. Leave some for the others. Hazelhurst, Mississippi, it's illegal to fish by using an Uzi. You've got your pole. I've got my Uzi. Let's go. We're going fishing.
Alamosa, Colorado, it's illegal to throw missiles at cars. Wow! Some of those you just wouldn't think you'd have to have that. But those are man-made laws. And, obviously, some of those have ...
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