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Christian Group blames homosexuals for Hurricane Katrina

Repent America issued a press release yesterday blaming Hurricane Katrina on the sinful ways of the city of New Orleans.
Repent America, a Christian group whose self-proclaimed mission is to "go out into the world and declare the WORD OF GOD [sic] in front of the abortuaries and sexually perverse establishments, and at the homosexual parades and other sin celebrations and call them to repentance," issued a press release yesterday blaming Hurricane Katrina on the sinful ways of the city of New Orleans.

"'Although the loss of lives is deeply saddening, this act of God destroyed a wicked city,' stated Repent America director Michael Marcavage. 'From "Girls Gone Wild" to "Southern Decadence," New Orleans was a city that had its doors wide open to the public celebration of sin. From the devastation may a city full of righteousness emerge.'"

Marcavage held the citizens of New Orleans, who "tolerated and welcomed the wickedness in their city for so long," responsible for Hurricane Katrina, and prayed that "this act of God cause us all to think about what we tolerate in our city limits, and bring us trembling before the throne of Almighty God."

Repent America's press release did not include any report of individuals who, upon turning to look back at their devastated homeland which they were forced to evacuate, have been turned by the Lord God Yahweh into a pillar of salt in retribution for their wickedness.

The URL for Repent America's website is www.repentamerica.com
Ah SEE the LAGHT! 01.Sep.2005 12:58

repentant sinner queer

Before these genius-saints showed me the WAY, I thought that I was queer (transsexual) because of the female neuron count in my basal stria terminalis-C and the female-typical configuration of my hypothalamus and amygdalae; heck, I thought my intersexed body was PROOF (imagine that!) that I was destined to gender variance. Now AH SEE that it is all because I have fallen from the WAY of JAYZUS! Hallelujah and pass the Pringles! I just hope that I can be forgiven for bringing death and destruction on my fellow ditizens! No more science or ANY kind of rational thought for me, NO SIR!

I AM SAVED.

I'm shocked! 01.Sep.2005 13:20

Bison Boy

Actually, I'm shocked that it took someone that long to issue a press release like that. It may be stupid, but it also was just too darn predictable.

And . . . 01.Sep.2005 14:00

Scott

I heard that Trent Lott's house was destroyed. So I guess their god also punishes racist, corrupt republican bigots, too! That's nice. And maybe he was punished for his endorsement of torture:  http://www.patridiots.com/000290.html

bummer, no forum on the site 01.Sep.2005 15:59

no dogma for me

The site apparently doesn't have any kind of forum for discussion, probably because the ideas on the site would not stand up in the face of reasoned discussion?

There is a link "Add RepentAmerica.com to your Favorites", for their many viewers who are too stupid to figure out how to operate the "favorites" or "bookmarks" menu in their browswer. I don't know when I've ever seen that feature on a website, other than one like this (Christian, right-wing, etc.).