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On Faith at washingtonpost.com
For Rick Warren, the dream of being chosen to give the invocation at a presidential inauguration quickly turned into a nightmare of being fired at by the left and the right. Many on the left are furious because of Warren's opposition to gay rights, some on the right are angry because Warren accepted the invitation of a man who supports gay rights.
The heat on such issues has been turned up since a majority of Californians voted No on gay marriage on Nov 4.
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