Yes, it has long been reported that this was one of the tools they planned to use. There has been a lot of debate about exactly how or even if he can use EOs to implement gun control, but it sounds like they plan to try.
A major source of objection to a free economy is precisely that it ... gives people what they want instead of what a particular group thinks they ought to want. Underlying most arguments against the free market is a lack of belief in freedom itself.
- Milton Friedman