I think we all need to step back and tale a deep breath, and get all the facts before going into chicken little mode.
The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. Thomas Jefferson
I saw nothing in Cantor's statement that indicated that he was going to cave. All he was talking about was beefing up the existing NICS system. It just sounds like the opposition is throwing something out there to make themselves feel better.