Watch: Anne Rice Explains Why She Quit Christianity

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Author Anne Rice spoke with CNN's Don Lemon about her very public departure from Christianity.

Said Rice when asked if her decision was perhaps influenced because her son Christopher is gay: 

"No. But certainly gay rights have mattered to me all my professional life. I've always been for complete equal rights for gay people. I felt that way before Christopher was even born."

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