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

Homosexuality: In many places, homosexuality was once illegal and could result in arrest. However, laws have evolved to recognize LGBTQ+ rights.

Marijuana Use: With the legalization and decriminalization of marijuana in many regions, what was once an offense leading to arrest is now legally acceptable in various forms.

Interracial Marriage: In the past, interracial marriage was illegal in some places and could lead to arrests. However, legal changes have made it fully acceptable.

Women Wearing Pants: Believe it or not, there was a time when women could be arrested for wearing pants, but now it's a non-issue.

Blasphemy: In some societies, speaking against religion could lead to arrest. However, many places now uphold freedom of speech, including the right to criticize religion.

Cross-dressing: Laws against cross-dressing were once common, particularly targeting transgender individuals.

Dancing: Yes, there was a time when dancing was seen as immoral in certain places, and individuals could be arrested for participating in dances deemed inappropriate.

Protesting: While protesting has a long history of being met with arrests, it's now considered a fundamental right in many democracies, as long as it remains peaceful.