“Rise for the Republic!”
|Category: New York Times Democracy|
Regional Influence: Apprentice
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
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.
Abortion is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Strict modesty laws govern how citizens may dress.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
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.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
All recreational drugs are prohibited.
Gambling is illegal.
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.
Foreigners cannot become residents.