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.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Law & Order
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.