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Rick Warren was chosen by US President Barack Obama for his inaugural invocation. This is a highly notable event, which created controversy. Currently, the article barely mentions the existence of a controversy and, without describing why. 1st issue is to agree on a text which describes and explains this controversy.
How to mention Proposition 8 in the article.
To include a quote of Warren from a Wall Street Journal interview or not. If yes, to agree on wording.
Adding Warren's views on Civil Unions. Phoenix of9 (talk) 18:40, 21 March 2009 (UTC)
I do not agree to this addition. It is thoroughly unneeded.--Lyonscc (talk) 18:47, 21 March 2009 (UTC)
Agrreed -- adding material after the agreement to mediation has been finalized does not count. Collect (talk) 18:54, 21 March 2009 (UTC)
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Is material which primarily serves to note that Warren's theological positions are substantially the same as those of his denomination (Southern Baptist) relevant to the BLP? Collect (talk) 01:51, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
Are positions taken on a church website (Saddleback Church) properly referred to in a BLP about a person when the material is not otherwise attributable to him? Collect (talk) 01:51, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
Inclusion of a description, based on third-party accounts, of Warren's comments in the Beliefnet interview, where it was reported that Warren "compared the legalization of same-sex marriage to the legitimization of polygamy, incest and pedophilia." Mike Doughney (talk) 02:42, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
Inclusion of information attempting to tie political and social policy views of James Dobson to Rick Warren.--Lyonscc (talk) 19:14, 2 March 2009 (UTC)
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