Coffee Break: I fought the law

Gov. Tim Walz signs the "hands free while driving" law during a bill signing ceremony Friday, April 12, 2019, surrounded by families who have advocated for the law. (Bierschbach, Briana)

Many new laws go into effect today in Minnesota - ranging from a hands-free cellphone driving law to laws about slowpoke drivers, indoor vaping, intentional groping, granny cams in assisted living homes, and parental rights.

To read a full list of the laws that start today, check out MPR News' round up. And if you're a person that's glued to your cell phone, you can also see a list of five ways to follow Minnesota's new hands-free cellphone driving law.

For today's 9:30 Coffee Break, what songs do you want to hear that mention "the law"?

Respond with your song ideas in the comments below.

Have an idea for a Coffee Break topic? Submit your idea for a future theme and browse past Coffee Breaks in our archive.

Songs played

Supergrass - Caught by the Fuzz
Thin Lizzy - Jailbreak
The Clash - I Fought The Law
Elvis Presley - Jailhouse Rock
The Suburbs - Love Is The Law
Gomez - Get Myself Arrested
Law & Order Theme
Johnny Cash - Folsom Prison Blues
Beck - Sexx Laws

comments powered by Disqus