In the wake of the Newtown shooting, political will is growing to do something about guns. People are moved to act—and we must act.
The presidential campaign has been an exhausting marathon. Yet it's hardly touched on some major issues facing the nation.
America's problem with guns is multigenerational and multilayered. It has to do with our origin myths, myths grounded in redemptive violence.
In the face of yet another gun massacre, Americans seem to think that there is only one answer: more guns.