Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Only native-born citizens may hold elected office.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Law & Order
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.