"Fearsome-looking rifle...issued to infantrymen" and "a gun looking like one from Call of Duty" are exactly the kinds of descriptions the gun-haters love to use against us. I think it makes people think, "Why does a citizen need the same gun issued to a soldier?" or "I don't want my kid looking at that scary-looking rifle and wanting it just because it was on his video game.""Example: the SR-556, a fearsome-looking rifle that resembles the field piece issued to infantrymen. Fifer stops short of saying militarized weapons are designed for more than ex-soldiers–that a gun looking like one from Call of Duty is more likely to win a teenage boy’s heart than one recalling Granddad’s rifle...
...Fifer puts five pinky-length bullets into the rifle."