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How strict is your country? (map)

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How strict a country is, based on its laws on LGBT rights, abortion, pornography, alcohol, prostitution, drugs, capital punishment, conscription, incarceration rate and freedom of expression. Lower number = more strict.

How strict is your country?

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Netherlands: 20
Belgium: 20
Luxembourg: 20
Portugal: 20
Spain: 19
Germany: 19
Czech Republic: 17
Uruguay: 17
Denmark: 15
Ireland: 15
Slovenia: 15
Canada: 15
Switzerland: 15
France: 14
Italy: 14
Hungary: 14
Nepal: 14
Latvia: 14
Argentina: 14
Cabo Verde: 13
Australia: 13
New Zealand: 13
Croatia: 13
Slovakia: 13
Austria: 13
United Kingdom: 13
Mexico: 12
Namibia: 12
Estonia: 12
Bulgaria: 12
Finland: 11
Greece: 11
Poland: 11
Malta: 11
Costa Rica: 10
Montenegro: 10
South Africa: 10
Honduras: 10
Cyprus: 10
Serbia: 10
Dominican Republic: 10
Sweden: 9
Romania: 9
Peru: 9
Panama: 9
Bosnia and Herzegvina: 9
Albania: 9
Macedonia: 9
Guinea-Bissau: 9
Bolivia: 9
Nicaragua: 9
Iceland: 8
Burkina Faso: 8
Turkey: 8
Kosovo: 8
Mauritius: 7
Zambia: 7
Senegal: 7
Norway: 6
Jamaica: 6
Mozambique: 6
Madagascar: 6
Cote d'Ivoire: 6
Brazil: 5
Belize: 5
Lithuania: 5
Ecuador: 5
Ghana: 5
Philippines: 5
Paraguay: 5
Gabon: 5
Venezuela: 5
Armenia: 5
Cambodia: 5
Burundi: 5
Seychelles: 4
Colombia: 4
El Salvador: 4
India: 4
Georgia: 4
Mongolia: 4
Haiti: 4
Chile: 3
Israel: 3
Guatemala: 3
Taiwan: 3
Lesotho: 3
Kyrgyzstan: 3
Congo, DR: 3
Djibouti: 3
Liberia: 3
Malawi: 2
Benin: 2
Lebanon: 2
Suriname: 2
Bhutan: 2
Moldova: 2
Ukraine: 1
Tanzania: 1
Congo: 1
Papua New Guinea: 1
Guyana: 0
Botswana: 0
Swaziland: 0
Uganda: 0
Togo: 0
Centr. Afr. Rep: 0
Niger: 0
Japan: -1
Sierra Leone: -1
Cameroon: -1
Bangladesh: -1
Kazakhstan: -2
Mali: -2
Tunisia: -2
Kenya: -2
Rwanda: -2
Azerbaijan: -2
Chad: -2
Guinea: -2
United States: -3
Indonesia: -3
Russia: -4
Angola: -4
Equatorial Guinea: -4
Gambia: -4
Zimbabwe: -4
Iraq: -5
Uzbekistan: -5
Mauritania: -5
Morocco: -6
China: -6
Turkmenistan: -6
Laos: -6
Myanmar: -6
Ethiopia: -7
Nigeria: -7
Singapore: -7
Tajikistan: -8
Belarus: -8
Afghanistan: -9
South Korea: -9
Algeria: -10
Oman: -10
Sri Lanka: -10
Vietnam: -11
Pakistan: -11
Malaysia: -11
Cuba: -13
Jordan: -13
Yemen: -13
Thailand: -13
Libya: -14
Egypt: -14
Somalia: -14
Syria: -14
Qatar: -15
Bahrain: -15
Saudi Arabia: -15
Brunei: -15
Eritrea: -16
North Korea: -16
United Arab Emirates: -17
Sudan: -17
Iran: -19
 

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The chart doesn't mean anything though, it's just a visual of how countries are in relation to each other, there is no definition of what they're using to gauge "strictness".
 

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Even if a weight scale is wrong, you still get the relative weight of everything weighed on that scale.
Whatever the measure, Britain is over four times better to be in than the US, and The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg almost seven times.
 

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My country is so strict, they arrest people who start stupid threads. You might want to hide...
 

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Pretty ****ty criteria.

There's nothing about economic freedom (capitalism versus government control of the market).

There's nothing about other rights like the right to bear arms and what-not. It's as if the only rights are reserved for LGBT, watching porn, and ****ing up your own body. I mean yeah, those are all rights and what-not. Sure you can be gay, sure you can watch porn, sure you can be a dumbass and **** up your own body... But in the US, you can also enjoy the right to trial by jury, the right to legal counsel, the right to own firearms for defense, the right to say whatever the hell you want whether your proselytizing for Jesus or waving a Ku Klux Klan flag like a moron.

etc. etc.

A lot of the facet's of what we consider freedom seem to be left out.
 

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Even if a weight scale is wrong, you still get the relative weight of everything weighed on that scale.
Whatever the measure, Britain is over four times better to be in than the US, and The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg almost seven times.

According to this scale, it's also better to be in the Republic of Congo than the USA.

Fancy moving there? Perhaps while you're in Africa you can reminisce about the days when Britain was something more than a tiny little island.
 

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The chart doesn't mean anything though, it's just a visual of how countries are in relation to each other, there is no definition of what they're using to gauge "strictness".

by "they're" you know your referring to him right? this is not an official map in anyway, he's just a white supremacist who likes making these maps at home (or more likely the public library) and posts them here for some reason
 

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Pretty ****ty criteria.

There's nothing about economic freedom (capitalism versus government control of the market).

There's nothing about other rights like the right to bear arms and what-not. It's as if the only rights are reserved for LGBT, watching porn, and ****ing up your own body. I mean yeah, those are all rights and what-not. Sure you can be gay, sure you can watch porn, sure you can be a dumbass and **** up your own body... But in the US, you can also enjoy the right to trial by jury, the right to legal counsel, the right to own firearms for defense, the right to say whatever the hell you want whether your proselytizing for Jesus or waving a Ku Klux Klan flag like a moron.

etc. etc.

A lot of the facet's of what we consider freedom seem to be left out.

Ok. I'll make a new one with economic freedom and gun rights.
 
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Ok. I'll make a new one with economic freedom and gun rights.

oh so you take his requests but you still wont take my requests and make one about penis size? typical neo nazi
 

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What does conscription have to do with being strict?
And as pointed out the survey is missing a lot of key criteria and thus the false image it portrays.
 

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How strict a country is, based on its laws on LGBT rights, abortion, pornography, alcohol, prostitution, drugs, capital punishment, conscription, incarceration rate and freedom of expression. Lower number = more strict.

How strict is your country?

strict1.png


Full list

Netherlands: 20
Belgium: 20
Luxembourg: 20
Portugal: 20
Spain: 19
Germany: 19
Czech Republic: 17
Uruguay: 17
Denmark: 15
Ireland: 15
Slovenia: 15
Canada: 15
Switzerland: 15
France: 14
Italy: 14
Hungary: 14
Nepal: 14
Latvia: 14
Argentina: 14
Cabo Verde: 13
Australia: 13
New Zealand: 13
Croatia: 13
Slovakia: 13
Austria: 13
United Kingdom: 13
Mexico: 12
Namibia: 12
Estonia: 12
Bulgaria: 12
Finland: 11
Greece: 11
Poland: 11
Malta: 11
Costa Rica: 10
Montenegro: 10
South Africa: 10
Honduras: 10
Cyprus: 10
Serbia: 10
Dominican Republic: 10
Sweden: 9
Romania: 9
Peru: 9
Panama: 9
Bosnia and Herzegvina: 9
Albania: 9
Macedonia: 9
Guinea-Bissau: 9
Bolivia: 9
Nicaragua: 9
Iceland: 8
Burkina Faso: 8
Turkey: 8
Kosovo: 8
Mauritius: 7
Zambia: 7
Senegal: 7
Norway: 6
Jamaica: 6
Mozambique: 6
Madagascar: 6
Cote d'Ivoire: 6
Brazil: 5
Belize: 5
Lithuania: 5
Ecuador: 5
Ghana: 5
Philippines: 5
Paraguay: 5
Gabon: 5
Venezuela: 5
Armenia: 5
Cambodia: 5
Burundi: 5
Seychelles: 4
Colombia: 4
El Salvador: 4
India: 4
Georgia: 4
Mongolia: 4
Haiti: 4
Chile: 3
Israel: 3
Guatemala: 3
Taiwan: 3
Lesotho: 3
Kyrgyzstan: 3
Congo, DR: 3
Djibouti: 3
Liberia: 3
Malawi: 2
Benin: 2
Lebanon: 2
Suriname: 2
Bhutan: 2
Moldova: 2
Ukraine: 1
Tanzania: 1
Congo: 1
Papua New Guinea: 1
Guyana: 0
Botswana: 0
Swaziland: 0
Uganda: 0
Togo: 0
Centr. Afr. Rep: 0
Niger: 0
Japan: -1
Sierra Leone: -1
Cameroon: -1
Bangladesh: -1
Kazakhstan: -2
Mali: -2
Tunisia: -2
Kenya: -2
Rwanda: -2
Azerbaijan: -2
Chad: -2
Guinea: -2
United States: -3
Indonesia: -3
Russia: -4
Angola: -4
Equatorial Guinea: -4
Gambia: -4
Zimbabwe: -4
Iraq: -5
Uzbekistan: -5
Mauritania: -5
Morocco: -6
China: -6
Turkmenistan: -6
Laos: -6
Myanmar: -6
Ethiopia: -7
Nigeria: -7
Singapore: -7
Tajikistan: -8
Belarus: -8
Afghanistan: -9
South Korea: -9
Algeria: -10
Oman: -10
Sri Lanka: -10
Vietnam: -11
Pakistan: -11
Malaysia: -11
Cuba: -13
Jordan: -13
Yemen: -13
Thailand: -13
Libya: -14
Egypt: -14
Somalia: -14
Syria: -14
Qatar: -15
Bahrain: -15
Saudi Arabia: -15
Brunei: -15
Eritrea: -16
North Korea: -16
United Arab Emirates: -17
Sudan: -17
Iran: -19

The Dutch and the Germans are fairly permissive. They always have been and they always will be.
 

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Even if a weight scale is wrong, you still get the relative weight of everything weighed on that scale.
Whatever the measure, Britain is over four times better to be in than the US, and The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg almost seven times.

Mexico rocks! Puts the US to shame.
 

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Wat does pornography have to do with anything?

Viking listed it as one of the considerations for determining how strict a country is. It's in the lead post.

Pornography is not a consideration I would typically consider, but I'm not Viking, either.
 

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Thailand stricter than Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam, and Malaysia? LOL

What a joke.
 
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