See....that's where you are wrong. If he announced his conversion to Christianity and talked about how his Christian values helped him through his high school years, I don't think most people would have a problem with it. On the otherhand, if he started reciting scripture and praying....that's a different story.
Women (Nasty or otherwise) are going to be the reason that Donald Trump is NEVER President!
I'm more impressed with this kid though. What he did takes a lot of guts, and his speech turned into one that was good advice for any of his fellow classmates.
I believe half of the things I say and say half of the things I believe.
At every graduation I have attended (including my own) I couldn't give two ****s about what the speakers are saying, just as long as they keep it short so I can GTFO of that 135 degree gymnasium and stop sweating my ass off.
The morality of abortion is not a religious belief, any more than the morality of slavery, apartheid, rape, larceny, murder or arson is a religious belief. These are norms of the natural law of mankind and can be legislated even in a completely religionless society.