Or at least realize what voting for more gun control would do to their prospects.
National Journal makes all sorts of excuses. They repeat the 90% manta, (although I don't believe that poll) and they blame, of course, the NRA and something called the "National Association for Gun Rights"...an organization which I had never heard of until today.
But ultimately, I think this was a battle fought and won by We The People...We called, we wrote, we e-mailed and we made out wishes known.....And that, more than anything else, kept our Senators in line.
ETA: Now maybe gun and ammo pricing will return to normal......