A compulsory turn-in, whether monetarily compensated or not, would be a very, very foolish thing for Sen. Feinstein and Gov. Cuomo to do. While the chances of a '94 style AWB passing Constitutional muster are probably about 50/50, those chances would diminish greatly if some sort of confiscation were included as I very much doubt that the courts, SCOTUS in particular, would look favorably on such a thing. Likewise, confiscation would, in essence, prove all the people that the other side has been trying to paint as paranoid to be right and the political fallout would likely be substantial.
Smith, and Wesson, and Me. -H. Callahan
Well waddaya know, one buwwet weft! -E. Fudd
All bad precedents begin as justifiable measures. -J. Caesar