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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 [...]

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 [...]

God’s Indifferent Judgment Descends Upon DC After Gay Marriage Vote

Pat Robertson says it. Stephen Bennett says it. John Hagee says it. James Evans and John Piper say it. Graham Dow says it. These and other fundamentalist Christians have declared the weather to be the vehicle of God’s judgment regarding gay people.

Today, the Washington DC City Council cast the first of two scheduled votes, [...]

Government Pushes Religion, Then Claims It’s Not Mixing Church And State

Even as the group claims that the phrases don’t violate the First Amendment’s ban on government establishment of religion through Congress, they celebrate the exclusive religious beliefs that these phrases support. [...]

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 [...]

God Punishes Sodomites of Iowa With Warm Air and Sunshine

“God Cannot Be Mocked,” we were reminded yesterday after posting an April Fools Day conversion. Mock God and there will be consequences! What kind of consequences? Well, prominent John McCain endorser John Hagee proclaims weather to be an instrument of God’s judgment against gay people, except when the hurricanes miss the gay people and kill [...]

If Weather is the Instrument of God, God Hates Straights

It’s not just a one-time thing. It’s a pattern. If the fundamentalists are right about God, then God’s will is pretty clear: God loves same-sex marriage. God hates straights.

If we are to believe the likes of fundamentalist Christian leaders John Hagee and Pat Robertson and Stephen Bennett, God sends weather in judgment of peoples [...]

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 [...]