NATION

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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.

Term Limits

Elected representatives must leave office after a legally mandated amount of time.

Society

Heterosexuality

Same-sex relationships are illegal.

No Abortion

Abortion is illegal.

AI Personhood

Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.

Child Self-Rearing

Children are left in the wilderness to raise themselves.

No Smoking

Smoking is prohibited, even in private.

Law & Order

Capital Punishment

Citizens may be executed for crimes.

Corporal Punishment

Criminals may be ordered to undergo physical punishment.

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Gun Ownership

All citizens are required to own a firearm.

Economy

Capitalism

Private industry is permitted within a market-based economy.

Prohibition

Alcohol is banned.

Nuclear Power

The nation is nuclear powered.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

International

Weapons of Mass Destruction

The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.