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.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.