Which State Is the LEAST Free In America? Study Says...

Which state in America is the least free based on "policies that shape personal and economic freedom?"

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According to the Cato Institute's "Freedom in the 50 States" study, it's New York.

New York ranked poorly in the following categories:
— Local tax burden
— State tax burden
— Personal debt
— Regulatory policy
— Occupational freedom
— Civil liability system
— Tobacco freedom
— Homeschooling
— Fireworks usage
— Mixed martial arts competitions
— Gun rights

California ranked 49th, Hawaii 48th, New Jersey 47th, and Maryland 46th.