Michigan medical students walk out of ceremony to protest anti-abortion keynote speaker

Dozens of medical students attending the University of Michigan walked out of a ceremony over the weekend in protest of a keynote speaker who opposes abortion.

Dr. Kristin Collier, an assistant professor of medicine, spoke at the Sunday white coat ceremony, an event in which new medical students are welcomed and given a lab coat. Before the ceremony, more than 340 incoming and current University of Michigan medical students signed a petition opposing Collier as the keynote speaker, according to The Michigan Daily.  

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