Yesterday, the Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in the case of District of Columbia v. Heller, recognizing an individual right to possess arms for self-defense. Senior editor Brian Doherty, who's currently writing a book about the case, spoke to yesterday about what the decision means for the future of gun rights in America.

More reason coverage of D.C. v. Heller here and an LA Times Op-Ed by Doherty here .