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Although America is supposed to be the “land of the free,” if you’re trying to live off the grid, then it doesn’t feel very free. In recent years, state and federal governments have attempted to ban people from camping on their own land, fine them for growing gardens in their front yards, and even jail them for collecting rainwater on their own property.
If you want to be as free as possible, you can’t just live in America; you have to live in the right state. So which states are the most free when it comes to off-grid living? The CATO Institute did a study in order to find out.
Daniel from Off The Grid News writes, “New Yorkers enjoy the least freedom in America, while New Hampshire citizens enjoy the most, according to a new report, Freedom in the 50 States, that examines the best states in which to live.
“The report by the Cato Institute examines everything from tax laws to gun laws to government regulation to education freedom and found that the five freest states are…” Follow the link below to keep reading.