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But it’s not completely false

First, you can be the victim of another driver so consent is not a requirement

Second- I think the objection to allowing others to avoid quarantines is that Covid is contagious, and a non-consenting person might catch it from a person who ignores all restrictions. Sounds reasonable, but we now know that people can protect themselves from others and it’s not that hard

The idea of comparing Covid to car accidents is not a bad one. We all live with a large number of risks, many of which are much more dangerous to your average person than Covid. We don’t ban cigarettes, we don’t ban pork rinds, we don’t ban trampolines or other litigation magnets - we can’t protect people from themselves forever. Restrictions will end in a few months because we have no other choice, and the next time we have a similar outbreak, you will not see wide shutdowns. Instead, there will be risk advisories by demographic.

Once people build pandemic disease into their everyday risk bucket, it will be evaluated along with currently mundane risks.
[Post edited by lawhokie at 06/25/2020 10:53AM]

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Posted: 06/25/2020 at 10:43AM


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