|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Shoeshiner
Location: the Rejected Realms
The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.
The nation practices a feudal system of lords and serfs.
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.
Divorce is illegal.
Same-sex relationships are illegal.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Abortion is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Citizens must acquire a license in order to have children.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Animals may not be kept in confinement.
Law & Order
Citizens may be executed for crimes.
The nation enforces a national curfew.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Computers are banned.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Slavery is legal.
The nation is nuclear powered.
Aircraft are banned.
The nation opposes the use of WMDs.
The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.
Foreigners cannot become residents.