|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Page
Location: The North Pacific
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
The right to public protest is considered to be essential.
Only native-born citizens may hold elected office.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.
A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.
All citizens are required to own a firearm.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
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.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.