“From The Beaufort to Hudson Bay, Liberty and Justice”
|Category: Inoffensive Centrist Democracy|
Regional Influence: Shoeshiner
Location: The North Pacific
Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.
Pledge of Allegiance
The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.
Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.
Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Divorce is illegal.
Citizens may have multiple spouses.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Abortion is illegal.
Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.
Compulsory Organ Harvesting
Citizens have no say in the medical use of their bodies after death.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
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.
Jails and prisons are not employed.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Citizens may not connect to the Internet.
Universal Health Care
The state provides health care to all citizens.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
The nation runs a space program.
Aircraft are banned.
The state mandates the use of the metric system.
The nation opposes the use of WMDs.