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The One-Armed Law

Illustration of the Iowa state flag.
Flag of Iowa. 1

The state of Iowa—known for its vast farmlands, Eskimo Pies, and hogs outnumbering humans, as well as the birthplace of James Tiberius Kirk—instituted a law stating that “a one-armed piano player may be seen, but not if admission is charged to view his performance.” [ 2 ]

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[1]
Freddie.  "Flag of Iowa."  Illustration.  Commons Wikimedia. Wikimedia Foundation, Inc., 23 Oct. 2009.  Web.  28 Sept. 2015.  Public Domain.
[2]
Gregory, Leland.  S Is for Stupid: An Encyclopedia of Stupidity.  Kansas City: Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2011: pg. 193.  Google Books.  Web  27 Aug. 2015.
Additional References:
  • Trost, Alex, and Vadim Kravetsky.  Dumbest Modern Laws in the World: Top 100.  A&V, 2013.  Google Books.  Web.  27 Aug. 2015.
  • "Dumb Laws in Iowa."  Dumb Laws.  The Dumb Network, LLC, 1998 – 2015.  Web.  27 Aug. 2015.