Not Allowed: The Nation’s Most Outrageous Bans

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  • No Hoodies
  • No Twerking
  • No Easter
  • No Happy Meal Toys
  • No Super-Sized Sugary Drinks
  • No Selling Pets
  • No Saggy Pants on the Boardwalk
  • No Feeding the Homeless
  • No Lemonade Stands
  • No Light Bulbs
  • No Twerking at Hampton University
  • No Regular Flow Toilets
  • No Collecting Rainwater
  • No Smoking Outdoors
  • No Trash-Filled Cars

No Easter

For students and staff at Heritage Elementary School in Alabama, Easter is word that cannot be mentioned at all. Principal Lydia Davenport banned use of naming religious holidays in March 2013. “We’re just trying to make sure we respect and honor everybody’s differences,” she said.

(Photo: MAURIZIO GAMBARINI/DPA/LANDOV)

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