Gun Rights and Gun Control in California

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The US Supreme Court said yesterday that every American has the right to own a handgun at home. But it also said there can be "reasonable regulations.” Will local laws on concealed weapons, trigger locks and ammunition sales still be enforceable? We talk with an attorney for the NRA. Also, could America build Hoover Dam again—even if it wanted to?  On our rebroadcast of today's To the Point, last week, a joint committee of Congress stunned even supporters of finance reform by coming up with a compromise. Today, it's in trouble again.

Banner image: Rob Woollard An employee of the Project Y2000 firing range stands next to a display of handguns at the range in El Cajon, Southern California. Photo: Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images