There's a lot of truth in that statement.
Wrire your Senators, both of them
Write your Representative, Write one ones on either side of you too
Follow up with a phone call. Follow that up with a visit to their local office if there is one around. Be polite and don't make threats. They will know that you are a 2nd Amendment supporter and a gun owner. If enough of us write, call and show up, they will get the message. Remember, they should, if not fear us, they should respect us. Be sure to make it clear that we are the boss and they are the employee. It's rather difficult to get rid of incumbents, but it's not impossible.