Guest Author - Vance R. Rowe
In this article we will take a look at the strange laws in the state of Colorado.
In Colorado, it is okay to rip tags off of mattresses and pillows. Now we have all seen the tags on mattresses and pillows telling us it is unlawful to remove the tags, but not in the progressive state of Colorado. Go ahead and rip away.
If you are a car dealer in Colorado, it is illegal to show cars to anyone on Sundays.
If you are in a state park in Colorado and you have an urge to mutilate a rock, don’t do it because it is illegal to do so.
It is also illegal to ride a horse while under the influence. Is this a H.R.W.U.I? Horse Riding While Under the Influence?
As we have seen in past articles like this, some cities in the state have their own laws as well, such as:
In the city of Aspen, it is unlawful to fire catapults at buildings. I don’t even want to know why this is a law.
In the city of Alamosa, it is unlawful to throw a missile at a car.
Also in Alamosa, it is illegal to keep a house where unmarried persons are allowed to “have relations”.
This one I understand and is probably illegal in most states but it is illegal to urinate in public in the city as well. Tough city to live in, huh?
In Arvada, establishments that sell alcohol must have enough lighting for someone to be able to read text without the need for other lighting.
In the city of Boulder it is illegal to roll boulders on city property and is illegal to let your llama to graze on city property grass.
If you live in Boulder and you have a couch on your porch, you had better bring it inside your home because having a couch on your porch is illegal.
Here is a good one. In Boulder it is okay for you to insult, taunt, or challenge a police officer. That is until he or she tells you to stop doing it.
In Colorado Springs, it is okay to wear a holstered six gun within the city limits unless you do it on a Sunday, Election Day or any holiday.
If you live in Cripple Creek, Colorado, and you need to bring your horse or pack mule to any floor higher than the ground floor in a building, then you are just out of luck because it is unlawful to do so.
If you go skiing in Vail, you had better be good because it is illegal to crash into any obstacle on the ski slopes there. I wonder if this means trees as well.
In the mile high city of Denver, Colorado it is illegal to lend your neighbor your vacuum cleaner.
It is illegal to drive a black car on Sunday and it is also illegal to mistreat rats on any day of the week in Denver as well..
Residents of Louisville, Colorado may not own chickens but may own up to three turkeys.
Lastly, in Sterling Colorado, now get this, it is illegal to let cats run free unless they have first been fitted with a taillight.