Everybody wants their guns; nobody wants a well-regulated militia. This is undoubtedly true, and why most conversation turns to hunting, self-defense, and sports shooting.
A citizens movement, while drastic and in a real situation, fatal to those who would at first rise up, is a possibility any entity who rises to power must at least consider in the United States. If we change that, we must also consider what other changes might follow. The first amendment can be dangerous too; if our philosophy toward the constitution, allows for dramatic reform of the 2nd it will allow for dramatic reform of the 1st.