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America's 10 Freest and Least Free States
Least Free - #4: California
Posted On 03.17, 2014

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‹‹ Least Free - #5: Maryland Least Free - #3: Rhode Island ››

The reasons behind California's freedom issues should surprise no one: the state spends aggressively, which not only leads to its perpetual budget issues but also to constant demands for more money-taxes are thus levied at an exorbitant rate. California's largely centralized government certainly does not help the economic issue, and its gun control laws-the strictest in the U.S.-are emblematic of a state with only moderate personal freedom.


‹‹ Least Free - #5: Maryland Least Free - #3: Rhode Island ››

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