Originally Posted by MedicineBow
It made sense to me.
It only makes sense if you are willing to ignore the inconvenient existence of the second amendment. And, even then, it only makes sense if both sides are truly willing to compromise. But the anti-gun forces are NOT willing to compromise. They have proven this time after time when they get as much as they can from the pro-gun side. The pro-gun side says "Yeah, we don't like it but we'll live with it," while the anti-gun side immediately starts planning the next increment of "compromise." However much "compromise" they get, they are NEVER willing to live with it.
Hence the analogy so beautifully expressed in Lawdog's blog.
The only effective way to deal with someone who is fundamentally unwilling to compromise is not be unwilling to compromise yourself.