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Why Walking Out Is Better Than Shouting Down

Robert Franklin, South Bend Tribune, AP

About 150 graduates rose and quietly walked out of their commencement at the U. of Notre Dame. They were protesting the selection of Vice President Michael Pence as speaker, and the policies of the Trump administration.
May 25, 2017 Premium content for subscribers. Subscribe Today

When Vice President Mike Pence spoke and received an honorary degree at the University of Notre Dame’s commencement on Sunday, a small number of protesters — 150 or so out of a 24,000-person audience — quietly rose from their seats and filed to...

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