It’s true that the purpose of laws is to ensure civility and the overall wellbeing of the public. However, some laws that are still in action seem to be product of momentary episodes of madness. When it comes to marriage, America’s legal system has surely produced some bizarre and incredible laws. So, since old school concepts still find their way in marriage law books, let’s check the top 8 weird marriage laws in America.
1. You Can Beat Your Wife, But Only Once per Month
In Arkansas, according to marriage law, if your wife is constantly nagging you, it is legal to beat her, but no more than once every month. This crazy law dates back to the 1800s, when beating was actually encouraged, but thank God that nowadays domestic violence laws are in action.