Personal Narrative: My Responsibility As A Citizen Of America

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My freedom cost many lives, and now it is my turn to pay back the debt to the men and women who fought for my beautiful country. My responsibility as a citizen of America consists of respecting, submitting, and serving my country. Personally, responsibility means more to me than just being accountable it means to fulfill your jobs, own up to your actions, but most importantly follow the commands given to us in scripture by God. Meditating on the history of America forms a desire in my heart to give back to the ones who devoted themselves to America, and to the ones who gave the ultimate sacrifice, their lives. As a citizen, my duty is to respect the Flag of the United States of America and the National Anthem, submit to all laws enforced by authorities, and serve all Law Enforcement Officers…show more content…
The first reason why I should submit to the laws is because they were established to keep our communities safe. Ever since I was a little girl my parents have always taught me to follow God in all that I do. As I grew older following government laws just became natural to me. Now I realize how important it is to abide by them strictly. The second reason why I should submit to the laws is because it shows respect to the ones who made them. When people disobey the law, they are just not disobeying something that was written on paper, but they are disrespecting the people who took time out of their lives to make the laws. Each law was designed to keep each person safe, so the least we can do as citizens are to obey those laws and hold each other accountable for following the laws. Finally, I should submit to laws because it makes our law enforcement jobs safer and easier. Our officers and first responders put their lives on the line each day to save someone else 's life which they do not even know. That is a true patriot. As citizens we should have a desire that First Responders have, to be a hero for our

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