As much as we love living here in the great state of Louisiana, we know we are just a little bit......different from other folks. And that is a good thing most of the time - I mean, people come from all over the world to enjoy our food, art, music, and festivals! But we do have some crazy crazy laws, and I mean crazy, ya'll. According to our friends at, it is illegal to hold a 'Fake' wrestling match in Louisiana, steal crawfish, and run an abortion advertisement. Who knew?! Some of the wildest of these laws are below, but be sure to check out the whole list of 'Don't even THINK about trying these things in Louisiana' laws here.


  • Stealing an alligator can get you up to ten years in jail
  • It's a $500 fine to have pizza delivered to someone without them knowing about it
  • It's illegal to gargle in public
  • Biting someone with your natural teeth is “simple assault,” while biting someone with your false teeth is “aggravated assault
  • Making a false promise can land you up to one year in jail
  • It is illegal to pour a drink on the ground at any drive in movie
  • If you seriously burn your body, you must report it to the Fire Marshal
  • It is illegal to rob a bank, and then shoot the teller with a water pistol



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