Not Allowed: The Nation’s Most Outrageous Bans

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  • No Twerking at Hampton University
  • No Regular Flow Toilets
  • No Collecting Rainwater
  • No Smoking Outdoors
  • No Trash-Filled Cars
  • 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 Collecting Rainwater

Collecting rain water on property is illegal in most states, and an Oregon man was sentenced to 30 days in jail and more than $1,500 in fines in 2012 because he had three reservoirs on his property to collect and use rainwater.

(Photo: The Press-Register/Landov)

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