A Christian conservative claims in an
op-ed that God sent Hurricane Matthew to stop an Orlando LGBT Pride
event originally scheduled to take place this weekend.
Florida is expected to bear the hardest
hit from Hurricane Matthew as it strikes the east coast over the
Writing at Shoebat.com, the website run
by anti-gay extremists Walid and Theodore Shoebat, Andrew Bieszad
claims that the hurricane is a sign from God.
“You want to stop not this hurricane,
but future catastrophes?” Bieszad
rhetorically asked. “Then stop sinning, especially with
“Now we know that Florida is an area
that is infected with sin, especially cities such as Miami and
Orlando, which are veritable dens of sodomy. … How interesting it
is that Matthew is set to smash Orlando and Savannah during their
“Coincidence? You be the judge.
Personally, given America’s love affair with the worst forms of
perversity, it is a sign of His anger against us for our obstinate
attitude towards sin and refusal to repent for our evil ways,” he
Matthew has forced Orlando Pride
organizers to postpone the event.