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Why won’t more governors reopen the states?

Certainly, no person has the right to knowingly deprive another person of their life by infecting them with a potentially deadly virus. However, since we don’t have adequate testing for people to know if they carry the infection asymptomatically, we have the risk that people may unknowingly spread the virus. The issue boils down to this question: Will people behave sensibly to protect themselves and their fellow citizens, or does virtually the entire population need to be locked down by the government to protect us all from those who would potentially act irresponsibly?