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The Democratic Space Empire of Socialist States of Ludistan

“The day the universe ends, Ludistan will survive.” Julia Lombardo

Category: Civil Rights Lovefest
Civil Rights:
Superb
Economy:
Frightening
Political Freedoms:
World Benchmark

Regional Influence: Duckspeaker

Location: Callista

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Government

Monarchy

The special status of a royal family is enshrined in law.

Devolution

Government power is substantially delegated to local authorities.

Public Protest

The right to public protest is considered to be essential.

Pledge of Allegiance

The daily singing of an anthem or reciting of a pledge is compulsory in schools.

Proportional Representation

Votes translate linearly to elected representation, with no seats or electoral college.

Term Limits

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

Society

Marriage Equality

Citizens of the same sex may marry.

Polygamy

Citizens may have multiple spouses.

Vat-Produced Infants

Biological reproduction is prohibited.

AI Personhood

Artificial beings are legally recognized citizens.

No Zoos

Animals may not be kept in confinement.

Law & Order

Conscription

A period of military service is compulsory for all citizens.

Gun Ownership

All citizens are required to own a firearm.

DNA Harvesting

Citizen DNA must be submitted to the state.

ID Chips

Citizens are administered an under-the-skin ID chip.

Economy

Socialism

Industry is owned and run by the government in a centrally planned economy.

AI Planning

The nation runs an AI-backed planned economy.

Cannabis

Cannabis may be legally purchased.

Nuclear Power

The nation is nuclear powered.

Space Program

The nation runs a space program.

Metricism

The state mandates the use of the metric system.

International

Weapons of Mass Destruction

The nation claims the legal right to use WMDs.