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The Political Account: Coronavirus is testing our liberties as well

In a time of uncertainty and disruption — at a level not experienced since World War II — I think we need to take a step back and ask ourselves a very important question: Where should the line be drawn in giving up our civil liberties in exchange for our own safety?

Yes, this is an article about COVID-19, caused by the coronavirus. If you are unaware of this — now labeled a global pandemic — you probably live off the grid and are in better shape than the rest of us.

Under the guidance of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Gov. Walz has taken extraordinary steps to try to limit the...