Report: Obama Lied to Christian Leader Rick Warren on Gay Marriage Just to Get Elected (VIDEO)

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In 2008 during a stop at Saddleback Church Barack Obama told Rick Warren that “as a Christian” he believed that marriage was between a man and a woman.

Now we know that he was lying to the Christian leader.
Obama campaign organizer David Axelrod told reporters this week that Obama only said that to get elected.

The Last Days Watchman reported, via Free Republic:

David Axelrod, who served as a top White House adviser after helping Obama get elected, said Obama lied when he publicly stated his opposition to same-sex “marriage” in 2008. In his new book, “Believer: My Forty Years in Politics,” Axelrod writes that he knew Obama supported gay “marriage.”

The real Obama said in 1996, “I favor legalizing same-sex marriages, and would fight efforts to prohibit such marriages.”

Longtime Obama adviser Axelrod writes in his new memoir that Obama followed his advice that he should not declare his real position on gay “marriage” so he could avoid opposition from African American religious leaders and others to get elected president in 2008. He said Obama “modified his position” to say he supported civil unions — but not same-sex “marriage.”

Obama feigned opposition to gay “marriage” for most of his political career, compromising his true beliefs out of concern it could hurt him with voters.

But as president in 2010 he returned publicly to his original position.

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