He seriously wants to take YOUR unalienable right to self-defense away. He does not respect your Second Amendment rights. At all.
So, why should we respect his First Amendment rights? We should not, as NN Taleb advises in his excellent new book Skin in the Game.
Start by being nice to everyone person you meet. But if someone tries to exercise power over you, exercise power over him.
This philosophy means that every individual who attempts to infringe on our Second Amendment rights, in any way, has lost any claim to our consideration for their First Amendment rights.