This is an interactive, visual application of the data provided by on the relative freedom enjoyed by residents in the various States. Use the sliders to adjust the weighting of various categories of policies. Categories with a "+" next to them can be expanded to adjust the relative weighting of individual factors within the category.
Below are listed the States from most to least free according to your current weights. Shown above is a map representing the ranking by color: States change from blue to green to yellow as their ranking increases (they become "more free").