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  • 2006-09-21: India has a Bill of Rights for cows.
  • 2006-06-28: In the state of Utah, birds have right-of-way.
  • 2006-05-19: An old law in Bellingham, WA, made it illegal for women to take more than 3 steps backwards while dancing.
  • 2004-12-09: Mailing an entire building has been illegal in the U.S. since 1916 when a man mailed a 36,000 metric ton (40,000 ton) brick house across Utah to avoid high freight rates.
  • 2004-11-19: U.S. law prevents portraits of living people from appearing on U.S. government securities.
  • 2004-08-31: Tennessee banned the use of a lasso to catch fish.
  • 2004-07-29: Texas is the only state that permits residents to cast absentee ballots from space.
  • 2004-07-29: The speed limit in New York City in 1895 was 8 mph.
  • 2004-06-24: In Cleveland, Ohio, it is illegal to catch mice without a hunting license.
  • 2003-11-27: A Stockton law of 1926 makes it illegal to wiggle while dancing.
  • 2003-10-18: A Florida law makes it illegal to fall asleep under a hair dryer.
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