Right. They wanted to offer amendments that would have gutted them of any substantive meaning and made them purely symbolic. Leftists either intend to do very bad things to ordinary citizens, or they are so filled with contempt for citizens that they believe that none of us can be trusted with anything important. Either way, their attitude is despicable, reprehensible, and dastardly.
Sauron lives and his orc minions are on the march. Free people own guns.