THE REASONS WHY CITIZENS OBEY THE LAWS OF THE STATE.
Citizen are legal members of and owe allegiance to a 
particular country they reside in, and in which when occassion calls for that. They obey the
laws of the state because. 

  • It  is the responsibility of good citizens
    to obey the laws of  the state. 
  • To
    enable them enjoy certain rights every responsibility entails privilege. 
  • Citizens obey the laws of state in order to ensure convenience and orderliness in the state. 
  • Some citizens obey the laws of the state
    because of sanctions like court fines and
    jail terms. 
  • Many citizens obey the laws of the state because of fear  of harsh public opinion against them. 
  • Obeying laws of the
    state shows loyalty to the government and confers legitimacy on such government. 
  • Many
    citizens obey laws of the state because of their upbringing. 
  • Some good citizens obey the laws of
    the state like payment of taxes because they
    want government to provide them essential services.