The Faulty & Irrational Arguments Behind the COVID-19 Shutdown

The following op-ed by Committee for Justice president Curt Levey was published in RealClearPolicy:

Shortages are not the only thing hampering a proper response to COVID-19. So are a series of questionable arguments being wielded to justify a more stringent response by the states than may be wise. Let's look at a few of those arguments in the hope of promoting rational decision making.

This crisis is unprecedented