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In the News: Best States for Bachelor Parties (and Economic Freedom)

Planning a bachelor party? Somewhere between emailing invitations and booking a party bus, make sure to consider which state will be the best host. The Mercatus Center has released its annual “Freedom in the 50 States” rankings on how free citizens are to go about their lives without government interference. This year’s report compares state laws in a categories including happy hours, education, job markets, and of course, bachelor party hijinks. Check out the interactive maps here for the complete rankings.

Economic Freedom in the 50 States Mercatus