Louisiana Tech Faculty Members Walk Out of Graduation to Protest 'Duck Dynasty' Phil Robertson Honor

May 27, 2014 6:50 PM

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Some faculty members of Louisiana Tech recently walked out of the school's commencement ceremony in protest of an award being given to Phil Robertson, star of the A&E reality show "Duck Dynasty."

The three faculty members who chose to walk out of the commencement ceremony did so due to remarks Robertson made regarding homosexuality in a December 2013 interview with GQ Magazine. The small protest happened after members of the LGBT student group Prism organized a social media campaign once the...

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