Evel Knievel and COVID-19
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Can the police arrest you for disobeying the Governor’s emergency orders on COVID-19?
A. Kansas laws passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor generally do not make it illegal to risk your own health or safety.
Before we talk about the validity of the Governor’s orders, let’s discuss longtime laws on the books that are passed by the legislature and signed by the Governor.
When I was growing up in Great Bend, we admired Evel Knievel. The pioneering daredevil would jump his Harley-Davidson over buses, cars, and water fountains. His landings didn’t always stick. His 1972 Harley-Davidson XR-750 weighed 300 pounds, …