Is that still your stance when it's a red-flag warrant that was obtained through the use of falsified accusations by an aggrieved third party, as in an ex-wife or other person with an axe to grind against the accused? Regardless, you just deserve what you get? Wow, just wow.
FUDDs simply do not understand what 2A is all about. It isn't, and was never about, hunting. Agree that these fellows are not our friends, and in many cases vote against their own interests. They won't get it until their deer rifle becomes a "sniper rifle" and is banned.
Give them a shot. Tell them what you want, and what you can get it for online. If they can’t be competitive, oh well. You’ll find many online sellers have a list of FFLs that work with them. There will be some near you to do the transfer.