As part of his claim to have “the most transparent administration in history,” (stop laughing) Obama and Biden have been having secret meetings with various anti-gun groups. They’re invited so long as they don’t reveal what’s said in them:

The implied rules, according to conversations with many of those involved: No infighting. No second guessing in the press. Support whatever the president and Vice President Joe Biden propose. And most of all, don’t make waves or get ahead of the White House.

In exchange: a voice in the discussions, a role in whatever final agreement is made and weekly meetings at the White House with Biden’s chief of staff, Bruce Reed — provided they don’t discuss what happens there.

More at the link. Oddly, I think most of the fallout — new restrictions — will come from state legislatures, not the federal government.