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    Do pistol grips make SA rifles more dangerous, ...? Eugene Volokh says no.

    Do Pistol Grips Make Semi-Automatic Rifles More Dangerous, Because They “Aid Shooters when ‘Spray Firing’ from the Hip”?
    By Eugene Volokh on January 2, 2014 12:09 am in Guns: "Laws that ban so-called “assault weapons” often define them with reference to various features, such as a rifle’s having a bayonet mount or “a pistol grip that protrudes conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon” (to quote the New York assault weapon ban upheld by N.Y. State Rifle & Pistol Ass’n v. Cuomo (W.D.N.Y. Dec. 31, 2013)). One reason given for focusing on rifles with such pistol grips is that, in the words of the court, this “feature[] aid shooters when ‘spray firing’ from the hip.” I’m not an expert on firearms tactics, but I’m very skeptical of this. [ ... ]

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    Bought my M1A sometime shortly after September 11, 2001. Absolutely love it..

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    Quote Originally Posted by BLKH2O View Post
    Bought my M1A sometime shortly after September 11, 2001. Absolutely love it..
    I like that one too .... although the M14 is superior ...

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