Negotiations are each party giving up something till they reach an agreement, so what is on the table.
WE got the guns, THEY got nothing.
WE got the guns, they have only a small threat of legislation.
We still got the guns.
End of subject.
What you say is true, but I'd like (for myself and for my children) to be able to go to the range for an afternoon without having to show my papers... or making sure I use only my 10 round magazines... or sell or buy a new weapon from a private seller and not have to wonder if the other person was an undercover Fed looking to arrest me for "trafficking". On and on and on...