10 Bizarre Things That Used To Be Perfectly Legal

Domestic Violence & Marital Rape

Although huge strides have been made in recent years over women’s rights, the truth is that not so long ago females were treated almost entirely like second class citizens. Many countries had laws that effectively made a wife the property of her husband, giving the man the ability to treat her in any way he wished. This not only included physical and mental abuse but also marital rape as the law considered that the husband already had consent to have sex with his wife.

Driving Under The Influence

Drink driving is something that is not only frowned upon by the vast majority of society but also an activity that has been prohibited by law for decades. This hasn’t always been the case though and until recently drivers were allowed to operate their vehicle while in the process of actually drinking alcohol.