Notre Dame Graduates Walk Out Over VP Mike Pence Speech

posted by Deanna King - 

A group of Notre Dame graduates walked out of their graduation ceremony on Sunday because of the commencement speaker.  Vice President Mike Pence was invited to the school to deliver  the commencement speech and receive an honorary degree from the Catholic university. It is located in his home state of Indiana.

The protest was planned ahead of the ceremony, with activist group We Stand For saying Pence's policies as vice president and as former Indiana governor targeted marginalized people on the basis of their religion, skin color or sexual orientation.

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