Violating the Second Amendment does't seem to be a problem for the Democratic hopefuls. Banning, legislating, and
They are revealing their plans in an effort to broaden support in the primary. They are talking to the base, not the general electorate. Plans like this may play well on the coasts, but in middle America, it is anathema.
I've been thinking about picking up another M4-style rifle. It's America's Rifle, after all, and patriots would do well to prepare. I really don't believe that either of these two will see the general election, but having another modern sporting rifle in the rack is never a bad idea.