Fairly often questions are asked which can be answered by "no, the king can not be in check while it is not your turn" (this one for example).

Is there a question which answers these question in a general way which we can use to close the rest as duplicates? If not, should we create one?

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  • A common theme in those questions seems to be whether pinned pieces can give check. – Dag Oskar Madsen Feb 27 '17 at 11:59

This question - Moving king into check - has the clear unequivocal answer you are looking for.

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