This law is an attack on the Second Amendment and it was not even enough for them, upon the passing of this law, the lawmakers pledged to keep fighting us, next is the "gun show loophole." And as early as March the Supreme Court will be hearing a case on gun control in DC. They will not quit, and when you can look at this issue from all sides the motives are clear.
"Firearms stand next in importance to the Constitution itself. They are the American people's liberty teeth and keystone under independence ... From the hour the Pilgrims landed, to the present day, events, occurrences, and tendencies prove that to insure peace, security and happiness, the rifle and pistol are equally indispensable . . . The very atmosphere of firearms everywhere restrains evil interference - they deserve a place of honor with all that is good"