Just like the secret doomsday deterrent in Dr. Strangelove was a swell idea.
Honestly, this is the shit that makes me pro-gun control. If the 2nd amendment advocates didn't treat any sensible regulation as the first step to Soviet Nazistan, I would be on their side. It's fucking ridiculous. People don't treat new laws about drunk driving as threats to democracy, but bring up sensible gun legislation, and people flip out.