Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Only state-controlled media is permitted.
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.
Divorce is illegal.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Contraception is illegal.
Abortion is illegal.
Citizens may not pierce their bodies nor circumcize their children.
Physical contact sports are prohibited.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Animals may not be kept in confinement.
Law & Order
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.
No Video Games
Computer games are banned.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Aircraft are banned.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.