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Mass Murder and American History

"The mass shootings will continue. But we do have a choice: We can face it squarely and look beyond it, toward love, toward forgiveness, toward an understanding of our presumed enemies. When we do so, the hard part begins. We also start understanding ourselves." - Robert Koehler

Normalizing Violence

Our cultural complacency with violence -- from mass shootings to acts of war -- is finally giving way to a determination for change, led by our nation's youth. Robert Koehler sees the emergence of a new Civil Rights Movement, in which we are struggling to gain our freedom from violence.

The Right To Bear Courage

Robert Koehler explains how the right to bear arms amounts to right of weapons manufacturers and lobbyists to make money and ultimately erodes the right of citizens to live in safety. "This is the right to bear arms. You might call it the right to be afraid — afraid of regulation, afraid of consequences. The enemy is everywhere. But there are other ways to live."