Members of Westboro Baptist Church in Kansas contend that American soldiers are being killed in Iraq as vengeance from God for protecting a country that harbors gays, and they brought their anti-gay message to the funerals Saturday of two Tennessee soldiers killed in Iraq.
The church members carried signs and shouted things such as "God hates fags" and "God hates you." [source]
Q: Are you there, God? It's me, Cindy…
Q: Was the Vietnam War God's response to the Civil Rights Movement?
In an e-mail message we just received, a group calling itself Columbia Christians for Life alerts us to the fact that a satellite image of Hurricane Katrina as it hit the Gulf Coast Monday looks just like a six-week old fetus.
"Louisiana has 10 child-murder-by-abortion centers," the group says, and "five are in New Orleans."
But why would God single out Louisiana? Other states have many more abortion clinics, and Louisiana and the other states hit hardest by Katrina all voted for the pro-life president of the United States.
Apparently, God has already punished California with earthquakes, forest fires and mudslides; New York with 9/11; and Florida with Hurricanes Bonnie, Charley, Frances, Ivan, Jeanne and the early version of Katrina. [source]
Q: How far down is Kansas on God's to-punish list? I suggest tornadoes that look like episodes of Arrested Development.
Q: Why doesn't God ever punish Canada?