It's All Our Fault! 10 Disasters the Gays Supposedly Caused

When a major disaster happens, does every out-of-left-field crazy fringe preacher race to become the first to blame LGBT people?

BY Michelle Garcia

October 31 2012 6:00 AM ET

Hurricane Katrina, August 2005
Shortly following the massive destruction of hurricanes Katrina and Rita on the Gulf Coast, Repent America director Michael Marcavage issued a statement blaming the massive disaster on New Orleans's annual gay party, Southern Decadence.

"Although the loss of lives is deeply saddening, this act of God destroyed a wicked city," he wrote.

A year later, Megachurch Pastor John Haggee of San Antonio, Texas, said “God caused Hurricane Katrina to wipe out New Orleans because it had a gay pride parade the week before and was filled with sexual sin.”

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