Rick Warren is pro-gay marriage????

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    Warren waver on Prop 8 stuns leaders - Washington Times

    Evangelical leaders say they are bewildered and stunned by the Rev. Rick Warren's apparent turnaround on gay marriage after the famous California pastor said earlier this week that he was not a proponent of California's Proposition 8.

    Mr. Warren told CNN's Larry King on Monday that he "never once even gave an endorsement" of the proposition, which said marriage in the state could only involve one man and one woman. The measure won at the polls last November by a close margin, in effect negating an earlier California Supreme Court ruling allowing gay marriages.

    Proponents of the proposition had gathered from earlier comments that Mr. Warren stood with them on the issue, and they reacted vigorously to his CNN interview.

    "I was extremely troubled by the way he appeared to be so anxious to distance himself from the same-sex issue and to make clear he was not an 'activist' and that he'd only addressed the issue in a very minor way," said the Rev. Al Mohler, president of the Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville, Ky.

    Wendy Wright, president of Concerned Women for America, said his denial is "absolutely baffling."
     
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    I was afraid of this. I've heard that if you hang around with liberals too long, they'll give you the gay. Poor Rick probably never saw it coming.
     
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    Congrats to Rick for growing a backbone, too few seem to these days.
     
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    I was unaware it took a backbone to do what was popular.
     
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    That's fucking hilarious!

    But wait. What about all those conservative leaders? They weren't hanging around liberals, were they? (Sharp intake of breath) No!
     
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    If it's so popular to not care one way or the other then why is there so much publicity about those who do?
     
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    Hm. Didn't the majority vote for Prop. 8?

    Maybe he's just getting ready for when Prop. 8 is deemed unconstitutional, the rest of the states in the nation officially recognize same-sex marriage, Americans wake up from their homophobic stupor and he won't totally lose his political relevancy.
     
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    The "majority" of people voted for Prop 8 because of the black community in California. The black community in California voted for Prop 8 because they were mis-informed about Obama's stance on gay marriage.
     
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    Um ... yeah ... :confused:
     
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    The majority doesnt necessarily decide whats popular. The media does. The culture.
     

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