Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
The nation is nuclear powered.
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.