Question of the Day: The Beginning of the End of the Beginning?

Do not mistake me here. The fight to defend and yes, extend American gun rights is far from over. In fact, it will never be over. But this gun blogger spends an awful lot of time reading the electronic tea leaves. I reckon the sleeping giant has awoken. Hundreds of thousands of formerly politically inactive gun owners have joined the firearms freedom fray. The shock and horror of Sandy Hook has worn off—in a good way. American gun owners will never forget Adam Lanza’s crimes against humanity in general and 27 innocent souls in particular. But gun owners are no longer intimidated the left’s clarion call for civilian disarmament. The victory over Illinois’ unconscionably unconstitutional gun grab is a small but important milestone in the journey towards protecting gun rights and, someday soon, rolling back the government’s infringement. Am I reading this right?