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Obama, the Black Church and Gay Marriage: Things the President Might Want to Know

I have a confession to make:  I’ve never understood the vehement opposition that the black church has to gay marriage.  Don’t get me wrong, I understand what the bible has to say on the matter, but since when did every Christian live according to the bible?  I mean, seriously, would you take a lie detector test and answer the question, “Do most Christians try their best to live according to the bible?”  The answer to that question might get you struck down by lightning. The other day, while analyzing the strong reaction of many black churches to President Obama’s decision to endorse gay marriage, something hit me:   It’s OK to be gay and even to be gay within the walls of the black church.  The key is that you simply can’t be gay in public.

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