“from people who do not understand the 2nd amendment. “
They understand it, and the Declaratin of Independence, quite well.
They are trying to restrict our ability to use force to oppose them. This has nothing whatsoever to do with saving the chirren from evil guns.
Obama et al organized at least three armed citizen revolts against sitting governments recently, they understand very well what armed civilians can do with “military style weapons”.
That's it exactly.