The Federal government will NOT be comming to take the firearms from american citizens. Nor will the local police. They know fully well what that would mean. These politicans which run their mouths about doing such are not the ones that would have to go to each and every house and find out if the person was willing to give them up or stand and fight. Local police are not going to take this risk. If only 10% of gun owners decided that the government can not have their guns, the government would quickly find it was in a situation that would move beyond its control. The government knows that its better to blow smoke than to set the fire. Once this fire has been set, it will burn everything in its path.