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Because they believe the nation needs these law

forexample, few american want to pay higher taxes, but in 1990, congress passed laws that raised taxes for millions of people.

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Yes because, it is what is best for the people and what needs to be done. Everyone should obide by the law because in th Constitution it states no one is above the law.

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