Laws are still nothing more than rules about what you're allowed to do or not according to the society you live in. All you can really hope for is that whatever laws are passed both make sense and are enforceable. Making laws to look you're doing something is at best farcical. The Assault Weapons ban of the mid 90's did nothing to stop Columbine.
Now, I want you to remember that no bastard ever won a war by dying for his country. He won it by making the other poor, dumb bastard die for his country.---Patton
There is no room in this country for hyphenated Americanism.---Teddy Roosevelt
I never forget a face, but in your case I'll make an exception.---Groucho
And if you all get killed, I'll piss on your graves.---Shaman Urdnot
How would you like to own a little bit of my foot in your ass.---Red Foreman