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.
Only native-born citizens may hold elected office.
Citizens of the same sex may marry.
Adultery is prohibited by law.
Abortion is illegal.
Smoking is prohibited, even in private.
Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.
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.