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God Leaves Off the Mighty Hurricanes of Anti-Gay Judgment for Hawaii

Wednesday, November 13 2013: Hawaii’s Governor signs into law a bill passed by the Hawaii State Legislature that legalizes same-sex marriage.

Wednesday, November 13: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Thursday, November 14: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Friday, November 15: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Saturday, November 16: no hurricane hits Hawaii. Sunday, November 17: no hurricane hits [...]

It’s been a Big Gay Year. Where are the Hurricanes of Doom?

Motivational speaker Ken Crow is the latest right-wing Christian to declare that God will use natural disaster as an instrument of judgment against communities that allow same-sex marriage. Crow posted to Twitter yesterday: “Will gay marriage destroy America?”

Crow links to his own article in that Tweet. Crow’s article supplies the answer to the [...]

On Anti-Gay Bias, Texas and Mississippi don’t get God’s Memo

The Associated Press reports that the states of Texas and Mississippi are refusing to process the claims of same-sex married couples, as a matter of state values:

The Texas National Guard refused to process requests from same-sex couples for benefits on Tuesday despite a Pentagon directive to do so, while Mississippi won’t issue applications from [...]

After a Big Gay Fall, How has the Vengeful God been Dealing out Hurricanes?

A number of prominent fundamentalist religious preachers in America…

Stephen Bennett Harold Camping Graham Dow John Hagee Yehuda Levin John Piper Pat Robertson

… have repeatedly insisted that God uses weather disasters to punish communities for allowing gay people to hold hands, kiss, speak to each other or live with each other — the [...]

Map It: Hurricanes and Same-Sex Marriage in the United States

Eat your heart out, John Hagee. [...]

Vermont Gay Marriages Begin and the Weather’s Fine

Fundamentalist Christian leaders like John Hagee, Pat Robertson, Stephen Bennett and John Piper have spent years insisting that their God sends tornadoes and hurricanes as divine judgment against gay pride parades, churches that respect gays and lesbians, and governments that let same-sex couples get married.

The contention doesn’t bear up well under empirical scrutiny: [...]

Vermont Gay Marriages Begin and the Weather's Fine

Fundamentalist Christian leaders like John Hagee, Pat Robertson, Stephen Bennett and John Piper have spent years insisting that their God sends tornadoes and hurricanes as divine judgment against gay pride parades, churches that respect gays and lesbians, and governments that let same-sex couples get married.

The contention doesn’t bear up well under empirical scrutiny: the [...]

Study Shows Global Warming Hurricane Link

Tropical storm Hanna has soaked the ground in Florida, and Hurricane Ike is coming to Florida to follow it up with more powerful winds and rains. It’s apt timing, given that James Elsner at Florida State University has found a correlation between the warmer ocean waters created by climate warming. His study, published in the [...]

If God Exists, He Celebrates Gay Marriage in Greece

Yesterday, the mayor of the Greek island of Tilos performed the nation’s first same-sex marriage in a civil town hall ceremony.

If we are to believe the likes of fundamentalist Christian leaders John Hagee and Pat Robertson, God uses weather events to punish people engaged in the sorts of marriages He doesn’t like.

That makes [...]