Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Animals may not be kept in confinement.
Law & Order
Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Alcohol is banned.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.