“Free Markets, Free People”
Regional Influence: Power
Location: Pontbridge Islands
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
Religious sacrifice of human beings is legal.
The nation has abolished the court system.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Citizens are administered an under-the-skin ID chip.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation is nuclear powered.
The nation runs a space program.
Weapons of Mass Destruction
The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.