Take the Senate. Harry Reid won't go for an assault weapons ban. Leaving that aside, though, a bill that should pass is being worked on right now.
... An aide to Majority Leader Harry Reid tells the Wall Street Journal that Democratic leaders in the Senate are planning to introduce a more realistic bill. The new legislation would limit magazine sizes, expand background checks to include all sales at gun shows and private transactions, do more to keep guns from the mentally ill, and cut down on sales in states with weaker gun laws to buyers in states with stricter laws. Most of President Obama's proposals would be covered in the bill, with the exception of the controversial assault weapons ban. ...Daily Intel
More on Harry Reid:
"I've been supported by the NRA on occasion," said Reid, alluding to his interesting history with the NRA. "I know Wayne LaPierre, he's always been extremely pleasant to me. We have a good relationship. So I am not here to demean the organization." ...Daily Intel
I figure that's extremely unpleasant news for a majority of Americans. A more forceful sign of displeasure is needed.