Principles of guidance made law in a cycle of permissiveness and conservative principled response. Perhaps, at metropolitan level. Value Index ultimately for survival at Central government plus amended rights that are defended as that which constitutes the freedom of agency from the tyranny of fated mass death. County governments covers greater ground than cities and provide services at a level between state and city governments.
Far from a moralist preaching good and bad, I am an Essentialist, values necessary to promote human species survival; and guidance of the majority and protection of minority beliefs for promoting living health instead of living death.