In order to enforce social distancing efforts and mitigate the spread of coronavirus, some public voices are suggesting we must trade in our civil liberties, and that snitch lines, arrests, and cell phone tracking should be introduced or ramped up.
True North’s Lindsay Shepherd warns that we should be wary of the calls to limit our freedoms during the pandemic.
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