When the dust settles, what will the enemy get?
They are shooting for the moon and want to roll back a few decades of advances in civil rights and get whole acres of stuff actually banned, but it looks like they will settle for the incrementalism of 'only' action on the so-called gun show loophole.
In other words, they will merely settle for gun registration.
What does registration do beside be a pre-cursor, historically*, for a gun? It does nothing to stop people getting shot by bad guys, that's for sure.
We have this, already, in my State. Pistols and anything the State thinks is an Assault Rifle. No action has been done with it, yet. And THIS is also why its a good idea to keep the gun culture bipartisan. It's a way to make inroads to the Blue states and secure our rights forever. That is not in the interest of the Elephants or Donkeys, which often thrive on issue wedges, from one side or the other or both.
[* Like, California, UK, Australia, 1770 American Colonies... just for SOME English speaking bans]
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