Laws that Vary from State to State, but Typically Prohibit

  • Using abusive, profane, or vulgar language in a public place
  • Making an offensive gesture in a public place that could incite unruly conduct
  • Chemically creating an unreasonable odor in a public place
  • Abusing or threatening a person in a public place
  • Making unreasonable amounts of noise in a public place or near a private residence that is not your own
  • Fighting in public
  • Displaying or discharging a firearm in public
  • Exposing one’s self in public
  • Looking or “peeping” into a private area that is not your own such as hotel rooms, homes, restrooms, or shower stalls