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PostPosted: Tue Mar 30, 2010 9:23 pm    Post subject: Strange Facts about law and order  Reply with quote

Strange Facts about law and order

In ancient Egypt, killing a cat was a crime punishable by death.

An adulterous Greek male was sometimes punished by the removal of his pubic hair and the insertion of a large radish into his rectum.

In Alaska, it is legal to shoot bears. However, waking a sleeping bear for the purpose of taking a photograph is prohibited.

Duelling is legal in Paraguay as long as both parties are registered blood donors.

It is a criminal offence to drive around in a dirty car in Russia.

It is illegal to be a prostitute in Siena, Italy, if your name is Mary.

If a surgeon in Ancient Egypt lost a patient while performing an operation, his hands were cut off.

China is the source of 70% of the worlds pirated goods.

You can be imprisoned for not voting in Fiji, Chile and Egypt - at least in theory.

0.7% of Americans are currently in prison. Wow!

Saudi diplomats have 367 outstanding parking fines in Britain.

The average criminal sentence length is 137 years in Colombia.

Two-thirds of the world's kidnappings occur in Colombia.

America puts many more of its citizens in prison than any other nation.

Two-thirds of the world's executions occur in China.

Former enemies, America and Russia now have a great deal in common - they both lead the world in locking people up.

You're 66 times more likely to be prosecuted in the USA as in France.

Every Swiss citizen is required by law to have a bomb shelter or access to a bomb shelter.

Until the 1960's men with long hair were not allowed to enter Disneyland.

Al Capone's business card said he was a used furniture dealer.

In Switzerland, it's against the law to slam your car door.

In Lebanon it's legal to have animal sex, but only with female animals.
Animal sex with males is a capital crime.

The penalty for masturbation in Indonesia is decapitation.

The electric chair was invented by a dentist.

Donald Duck comics were once banned from Finland because Donald doesn't wear pants.

The Chico, California, City Council enacted a ban on nuclear weapons, setting a $500.00 fine for anyone detonating one within city limits.

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