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The Cacophony of
Democratic Socialists

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Government

Monarchy

The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.

Devolution

Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.

Public Protest

The right to public protest is considered to be essential.

Society

Marriage Equality

Citizens of the same sex may marry.

Compulsory Organ Harvesting

Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.

Child Self-Rearing

Children are left in the wilderness to raise themselves.

Law & Order

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Human Sacrifice

Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Gun Control

Citizens are forbidden from owning firearms.

No Prison

Jails and prisons are not employed.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Maternity Leave

Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.

No Computers

Computers are banned.

Universal Health Care

The state provides health care to all citizens.

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

No Automobiles

Cars are banned.

Affirmative Action

Organizations are required to meet demographic quotas.

No Gambling

Gambling is illegal.

No Aircraft

Aircraft are banned.

International

No WMDs

The nation opposes the use of WMDs.