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Government

Devolution

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.

Native Representation

Only native-born citizens may hold elected office.

Society

Heterosexuality

Same-sex relationships are illegal.

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

Euthanasia

Citizens are legally entitled to end their lives.

Sex Education

School-age children receive mandatory sex education.

Law & Order

Capital Punishment

Citizens may be executed for crimes.

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

No Judiciary

The nation has abolished the court system.

No Prison

Jails and prisons are not employed.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Child Labor

Children may be legally employed as workers and contractors.

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

International

Climate Treaty

The nation is a signatory to an international climate treaty.

No Emigration

Citizens are not permitted to leave.