Someone said that the word is mightier than the sword, and this is true. An assault weapon kills only a few, whilst a few chosen words in a phrase can kill millions.
Please note that this is NOT an attack on the First Amendment, but is rather a weak defense for the Second Amendment. The Ten Items of the Bill of Rights should be honored without any law of restriction, and any law of restriction should be repealed. The Second Amendment is the one most tortured by restriction laws, and they should be abolished.
Registration of firearms was the flagship that allowed Hitler his unwarranted power.