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Changed tense in reference to March 2008 study.
Sunni [[Muslim]]s typically denounce Taqqiya as hypocrisy.{{fact}}
Many people believe that [[Barack Hussein Obama]] is a Muslim who is using Taqiyya as a means to justify his public denials of his Muslim faith. A survey in March 2008 by the Pew Research Center for the People & the Press found that ten percent of American voters believe believed Sen. Barack Obama is was Muslim. 16% of conservative Republicans, 16% of white evangelical Protestants and 19% of rural Americans believe believed Obama, who at the former time was an Illinois senator and President is Presidential candidate, was Muslim. <ref>USA Today, ''Poll: 1 in 10 think Obama is Muslim'', Posted 4/1/2008, by Daniel Burke, Religion News Service, retrieved 10/16/2008.[]</ref> In a later survey, in July 2008, the number had risen to 12% of American voters who think thought Obama is was a Muslim. Interestingly, 37% of those who think thought he's was Muslim intended to vote for him. <ref>Pew Research Center, ''12% - Still Think Obama is Muslim'', retrieved 10/16/08[]</ref>
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