The only restriction change is that all weapons sharing animations will be moggable into each other. Within reason; I think staves are not transmoggable into anything else.
Right, as the world goes, is only in question between equals in power, while the strong do what they can and the weak suffer what they must.
There is a modern myth that people have always tended towards democracy, constitutions, electoral rights; but in truth, love of freedom has never been the predominant note of popular politics. At most times, popular demand has been for a strong government.
Gonna go ahead and say that what you're suggesting will never happen. You can quote me on it, I don't care. The technology required to let you even purchase the gear would have to be rewritten. I'm more interested in whether or not I can transmog my staff into a polearm as a priest. You're supposed to be able to equip the item in order to transmog it, but now staves and polearms are interchangeable, and that interaction hasn't been confirmed yet.