It takes less than 10 minutes to write a letter to the media. If published it will be seen by many tens of thousand. Every one will be read by the media staff. Every letter will count in forming an opinion of who or what that publication reaches and what readers WANT.
There is absolutely no doubt that public education works. Gun control spends all it money on public education. Everything gun control does is for public education. No government can ignore what the public demand. If that demand is the majority then no government chooses to commit suicide. Make damn sure your freedom and safety is secure and your rights are not considered anti-social by the majority.
How are firearm owners and organisations doing so far? Which firearm organisation looks after the public image of firearm owners? Which firearm organisation and which firearm owners will counter any slur or attack on their image?
Nobody will do a thing if they will not receive a benefit or they see no point. What is he point of doing anything to save the guns, to promote the guns, to sell the guns?
First you have to value your rights. Those rights are not divisible.
You cannot equate guns to rights. You cannot put your effort into saving the guns when you rights ensure you have the right to ownership. You are exchanging freedom for security.
We have to use our most powerful weapon our brain and examine, determine a strategy plan and execute. What is our plan now? What is our strategy but most importantly what is our goal?