For some reason, this photo brings the images of Spanish civil war to mind.
This rifle is a 122 year old design, updated in a minor way 84 years ago. This weapon and other arms like it still scare the antis, even if they don’t admit it yet. It takes only a very superficial knowledge of history to know the effect they had in competent hands during WW2, Korean and Vietnam conflicts. Matt Bracken’s book Enemies Foreign and Domestic describes that reality, along with the eventual anti-gunner response.