Exactly. For example, gun registratin passed in Weimar Germany, nobody was killed.
Hitler gets in charge, and things changed.
Gun Grabber: "Why do you need an assault weapon?"
Me: "In case those fascist Republicans get control of the government again."
The Founders and the leadership of the Confederacy weren't shy about threatening to take up arms against what they saw as their oppressors and they didn't wait until it was too late to do so. They gave plenty of warning. But it's crickets from our "leaders," while the Constitution and the flag are being trampled before their eyes. Some of them have even practically come out and said the 2nd Amendment is obsolete. They ought to be ashamed.
Americans have been groomed for socialism for a long time. My take on any law is “what if this law were in the hands of the worst person I know?”
Would it be abused? That’s why we have a limited government and a Constitution that is fence around government power.