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Why Do We Have Laws?

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Why Do We Have Laws?
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     Flesch-Kincaid grade level:   1.46

     challenging words:    counted, base, baseball, country, everyone, game, government, happen, home, next, none, plate, player, point, protect, safe

Why Do We Have Laws?
By Phyllis Naegeli
Rewritten as a very quick reader by Cindy Grigg

1     Why do we have laws? Laws are like the rules of a game. For example, think about a game of baseball. A player runs from home plate around the bases. He runs to first base. Then he goes to second base. Next is third base, and then he runs to home plate. A run is counted. The player's team gets one point. What would happen if a player ran to third base first? He or she would run into someone who was trying to get home! None .....
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