They can run on it, but it would not work in the national elections. Gun control would fly in the House of Reps, but it would be DOA in Senate.
Look at Obama... came from Chicago.... but did not do anything on a national level.
Guns are a very localized issue. What we will see is very anti gun North East (DC to MA) + California and an apathetic to pro-gun rest of the country.
That is a ridiculous comparison, a court case involving an opposition party and some judges who may be irrational, to a tradesman working at your house on inanimate-object...But we can end this pain and suffering of our conversation. I get it, you hate him, he suck's, he doesn't win. But we you have no idea what exactly he did wrong in our 10R limit case. Fare enough.