Let's face it: this was political theater. I didn't see anything about it in the local news sites today, and most of the people I talk to neither know about the legislation or hearings, and mostly don't care. The gun control freaks were filling up their spank banks, or getting in their re-election sound bytes.
With luck all the noise we have been making will have a meaningful impact, but it's hard to say right now.
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Since you'd have to have an opponent, first you have to get a candidate to run against them. Good luck.
Exactly, the unopposed candidates are a huge problem, there are 0, zip, nada consequences for their votes.