10 Things That Used to Get You Arrested – But Are Now Perfectly Acceptable

Alcohol: During the era of Prohibition in the United States (1920-1933), the production, sale, and distribution of alcoholic beverages were illegal.

Marijuana: In many places, the possession and use of marijuana were once illegal but have become legal for medical and even recreational use in several states and countries.

Interracial Marriage: In the past, interracial marriages were illegal in some places, but these laws have been struck down, and such marriages are now widely accepted.

Homosexuality: Laws criminalizing homosexuality have been repealed in many countries, and LGBTQ+ rights have made significant progress.

Women's Suffrage: Women's right to vote was a long-fought battle, and today, women have the right to vote in most countries.

Contraception: The use of contraceptives was illegal or heavily restricted in the past, but access to birth control methods has improved over time.

Blasphemy Laws: Some places had strict blasphemy laws that could lead to arrest, but many countries have abolished or relaxed these laws.

Divorce: In some societies, divorce was heavily stigmatized and difficult to obtain, but divorce laws have become more lenient in many places.

Tattoos and Piercings: There was a time when tattoos and piercings were associated with rebellion and were frowned upon, but they are now widely accepted forms of self-expression.

Dancing: Believe it or not, there have been times and places where dancing was considered sinful and illegal. Today, dancing is a common form of entertainment and self-expression.

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