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Jack Kappelman

Student, activist

Jack Kappelman is a recent graduate of the Liberal Arts and Science Academy High School in Austin and will be attending the University of Alabama in the fall. He has been involved in gun violence prevention and helped organize Austin's March For Our Lives in March 2018.

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Texas leaders are wrong to oppose red flag laws

Our politicians are content to blame gun violence on problems that they claim don’t have solutions. They say it’s a matter of bad people doing bad things. If that’s true, red flag laws would help. They say it’s a mental health issue. If that’s true, red flag laws would help. It appears that our lawmakers would rather protect guns than the lives of their constituents.