04/20/2013 04:43 pm ET

America's Least Free States: 24/7 Wall St.


The gun control legislation that failed to make it through Congress earlier this week once again highlighted the ongoing debate in this country about the balance between individual freedoms and concerns over gun violence. Gun control is but one issue. Individual freedoms are many, from lifestyle choices to fiscal ones. And the question remains, how much should governments regulate and restrict these choices in the name of protecting and providing for the nation’s residents.

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