As President Obama said at the Newtown vigil, "we're not doing enough, and we will have to change." By all means, let's do something. Programs like the Nurse Family Partnership and Cure Violence are two examples of strategies that get results. They are scientific proof of hope.
A little more than 24 hours after a young man in Newtown, Conn., gunned down 20 children, their caretakers and his own mother, hearing my kids equate death with "boy stuff" takes the breath out of my lungs.