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The Galactic Empire of
Democratic Socialists

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Government

Term Limits

Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.

Society

Marriage Equality

Citizens of the same sex may marry.

Permanent Marriage

Divorce is illegal.

No Adultery

Adultery is prohibited by law.

Sex Education

School-age children receive mandatory sex education.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

Law & Order

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

No Automobiles

Cars are banned.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Affirmative Action

Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.

No Gambling

Gambling is illegal.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

International

Weapons of Mass Destruction

The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.

Climate Treaty

The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.