The world as we know it is changing:
Once Trump’s latest picks to the 9th Circuit, including Ken Lee and Dan Collins, are confirmed as expected and remaining vacancies are filled, 13 of the 29 active seats on the key appellate court will be filled with judges picked by Republican presidents. At this time last year, 16 judges on the 9th Circuit were appointed by Democrats, with only six chosen by Republicans.
And the democrats know it. From the same article:
… has led to repeated howls of protest from California’s two Democratic senators, Kamala Harris and Judiciary Committee ranking member Dianne Feinstein.
Combined with the changing character of the Supreme Court we have a decent chance of reversing some of the most oppressive gun control laws. We still need to vote against the politicians and fund the lawsuits (I’m donations thousands of dollars a year to SAF and FPC which is matched dollar for dollar by my employer). But the bottom line is we have a path to victory. It’s not certain, but it certainly looks possible, and it’s a lot better option than voting from the rooftops.