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Midnight Movie: Supreme Court's Decision on Guns & How it Effects California

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Immediately after the Supreme Court's Thursday ruling allowing citizens to own handguns, gun advocates began to talk lawsuits against cities that have restrictions.

As for California, which ranks highest in the country for gun restrictions laws, cities will become targets for lawsuits. "California laws that gun rights groups plan to scrutinize include the state's ban on assault weapons, the permitting process for carrying a concealed weapon in Los Angeles and San Francisco, and restrictions in Los Angeles on gun retailers," reports the LA Times.