The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
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.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Divorce is illegal.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Slavery is legal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.
Citizens are not permitted to leave.