These 15 Crazy Laws In Tennessee Are Unbelievable - Yet Totally Real
By Meghan Kraft|Updated on July 03, 2023(Originally published July 02, 2023)
Meghan Kraft loves to travel the world, but she makes her home right here in Nashville, Tennessee. She holds a degree in English, and has worked in the digital marketing realm with companies such as Apartments.com, USA Today and HarperCollins Publishing.
Have you ever wondered “What is illegal in Tennessee?” Well, the times, they are a-changin’, as the old song goes, and they are moving at a crazy fast pace. With how fast society seems to move, it’s become incredibly easy for old laws to become outdated and forgotten. Sometimes, new, weird laws in Tennessee get put on the books that make us scratch our heads. We’ve gathered up a few strange laws in Tennessee for you. It’s unlikely that you’d be prosecuted for many of them, but you do have to wonder what happened to even put them on the books to begin with! There are plenty of strange things about Tennessee, and these definitely belong on the list:
Admittedly, most of these crazy laws in Tennessee are old and completely unenforced now, but it makes you look at this beautiful southern state a bit differently, hey? Who knew Tennesseans had a thing against skunks? Let us know which of these weird laws in Tennessee you found most shocking in the comments! You can also nominate any other strange laws in Tennessee that you know of for a chance to see them featured in an upcoming article.
These laws might leave you scratching your head, but do you know what isn’t weird? The views from the Raven Rock Trail at Roan Mountain State Park in Tennessee. Check out this beautiful hike in this YouTube video by us at OnlyInYourState:
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