The increase was biggest in the district where Michael Brown was killed.
Background checks spiked 41 percent in August of last year, the month unrest in Ferguson broke out.
Shades of Eric Holder.
Art matters to protest movements.
But that's just their LOCAL police.
The new black scold.
The worst tendencies of political debate aren't doing race relations any good.
It's the best option for getting something done, even if that's unlikely.
The New York Democrat briefly lifted his hands in solidarity with Ferguson, Mo.