Depending on who is elected, prices will stabilize in time (eg Romney == a week/Obama == a year).
I was in Okinawa when the 1994 ban went into place, so I didn't see that coming at all. I came home and was a bit startled to discover that certain rifles and magazines were no longer legal to manufacture, making the existing stock absurdly valuable.
Because it has happened, folks, like me, don'twant to caught with their pants down again.
God gave you a soul.
Your parents, a body.
Your country, a rifle.
Keep all of them clean.