Is that the most acceptable thing that could happen is that assault rifles sales be banned(again).
We, as gun owners, should embrace this concept.
If we don't the knee jerk reaction may be to ban automatic weapons.
This would impact far more people.
Right now MOST people favor more regulation so the trick here is to make it as palatable as possible to current gun owners.
I would suggest an approach from BOTH sides.
Ban any future assault rifle sales.
Any person convicted of a crime while using an assault rifle have automatic sentencing with the death penalty for killing anyone with that assault rifle.
Now you've placated John Q public and put the onus on criminals who may have that assault rifle.
We get to keep 99% of our weapons - and a criminal who uses an assault rifle gets hammered....
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