“Yes, the NRA takes a hard stance on the Second Amendment. (It’s strange that the ACLU takes such a hard stance on almost every amendment except the Second, huh?) But after watching the way we’ve spent the past 20 years eviscerating the First, Fourth, Fifth, Tenth, and Fourteenth Amendments, is it any wonder that hardcore Second Amendment defenders would dig in their heels with great reluctance to even consider eroding their Second Amendment rights?
Anti-abortion activists have continually tried to erode abortion rights by chipping away bit by bit, with the outright stated goal of outlawing abortion. The playbook is already there — get the camel’s nose in the tent and then continue to crawl further and further inside. The NRA can see these incremental steps coming miles away, and you wonder why they resist them?”