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Ana Lopez

Student, UT-Austin

Ana Lopez is a Plan II Honors student majoring in Health & Society at The University of Texas at Austin. She helped organize the Cocks Not Glocks protest alongside Jessica Jin, and continues to work in the gun violence prevention movement both as a congressional aide and as a community organizer.

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Guns on campus are a lousy idea

Universities are meant to foster safe debate, expression of idiosyncratic beliefs and a mutually beneficial exchange of ideas about the worlds’ problems. The presence of a loaded gun in a Human Sexuality lecture hall effectively stills the freedom of speech of both students and staff.