”We should not use guns because it affects people… A lot of my family members died because of gun violence.”
”Just say if it was your kid in the street that got shot. What would you do if you had to find out that they died?”
”People hate on their own race. You can’t never have something everybody wants because someone is going to be plotting on you.”
Karen & Amy
Karen and Amy were watching a movie in an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater when the shooting began. While not physically wounded, they bear the same emotional and psychological trauma as those who were.
As a prosecutor, Ross feels that the “weight of human misery” he witnesses day in and day out is often too much to bear.
As a hospital chaplain, Eric places his hand on the wall outside of the morgue and says a prayer whenever he passes.
When one of Eric’s parolees commit a violation, he questions what he - as an “armed social worker” - could’ve done differently.