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Riot Prep Could Fuel Ferguson Violence

With the impending grand jury decision on whether to indict the police officer who shot and killed Michael Brown, Ferguson is bracing for protests—and residents arming up could make matters worse. This week, the parents of slain teenager Michael Brown travelled to Geneva to call on the United Nations for help in bringing peace and justice to Ferguson. Meanwhile, their Missouri hometown appears to be on the brink of chaos. Despite a concerted police effort to quell demonstrations, protesters have carried on consistently and, for the most part, calmly since Brown’s death at the hands of police officer Darren Wilson this past August. But the impending grand jury decision on whether Wilson will…