If we do not obey this law, nor adhere to any of its rules, the country does not have enough IRS and other federal agents to round us up, nor courts to try us, nor juries to find us guilty.
A handful of states might try to use force to bring their residents into compliance, e.g. New York, Massachusetts, California, New Jersey or Maryland, but few others have politicians who would cross the line.
Here’s a simple and brutal fact: they will persist with this tyranny until significant numbers of them begin to meet unpleasant ends. They understand nothing else.