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.
School-age children receive mandatory sex education.
Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.
Women receive paid leave from employment for childbirth.
Cannabis may be legally purchased.
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.