Top 10 Worst States For Personal Freedom

Compiled by the Mercatus Center, a nonprofit public policy research center affiliated with George Mason University, using a wide swath of comparative data to determine personal freedoms, including alcohol and drug laws, asset-forfeiture rules, and education regulations.

1. Maryland

2. Illinois

3. New York

4. Rhode Island

5. Ohio

6. New Jersey

7. Massachusetts

8. Alabama

9. Georgia

10. South Carolina