Great social changes have been instituted in the USA by convincing the public of the correctness of your cause and wielding power via the ballot box.
African-americans were slaves and couldn't vote. Women couldn't vote. Now we have an African-american president and several viable female contenders for the presidency.
Wars that were not supported were ended by the ballot box and not by revolution.
Only some in the gun world are so fearful that they cannot convice others of the righteous nature of the RKBA and the use of the ballot box that they have to propose revolution and put on the tin foil combat beanie.