Why is that when ever a disaster wrecks a Bible Belt city it is always because people weren't harsh enough on the people of the queer alphabet?
Especially when something similar but in reverse could be said when a homophobic bigot croaks.
From The New Humanist: http://blog.newhumanist.org.uk/2012/07/new-catholic-archbishop-of-glasgow.html
When it comes to making homophobic statements, the Catholic Church in Scotland has often led the way in Britain in recent years. Cardinal Keith O'Brien, the Archbishop of St Andrews and Edinburgh, and Britain's most senior Catholic, has a track record of extreme pronouncements on gay-rights-related-issues, and earlier prompted outrage by comparing the legalisation of gay marriage with the legalisation of slavery.
Considering O'Brien's record, it should perhaps come as little surprise that Philip Tartaglia, the newly-appointed Catholic Archbishop of Glasgow, has stepped into a row over homophobia before he has even officially taken up his new post.
A report in the Scotsman reveals that, in a speech delivered at a conference in Oxford in April, Tartaglia suggested that the tragic death of a 44-year-old Labour MP may have been linked to the fact that he was gay. David Cairns died last year from Pancreatitis but, in remarks reminiscent of the Daily Mail columnist Jan Moir's controversial take on the death of Boyzone singer Stephen Gately, Tartaglia asked his audience to consider whether there is a connection between early deaths and sexual orientation:
Continue reading at: http://blog.newhumanist.org.uk/2012/07/new-catholic-archbishop-of-glasgow.html
From The LA Times: http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-chickfila-perry-20120727,0,7787369.story
By Tiffany Hsu
July 27, 2012
Don Perry, head spokesman for Chick-fil-A, has died.
The Atlanta-based company said Perry died "suddenly" Friday morning. Perry, who most recently was vice president of public relations, had worked with the chain for nearly 29 years, according to Chick-fil-A.
“He was a well-respected and well-liked media executive in the Atlanta and University of Georgia communities, and we will all miss him,” the company said in a statement. "Our thoughts and prayers are with his family.”
Local news outlets reported that Perry suffered a heart attack.
A spokesman with a third-party public relations company working with Chick-fil-A said he could not confirm the heart attack reports.
Last week, Perry helmed the company’s official response to the controversy that erupted after Chick-fil-A President Dan Cathy spoke out against gay marriage.
Continue reading at: http://www.latimes.com/business/money/la-fi-mo-chickfila-perry-20120727,0,7787369.story
I wonder if the totally insane Phelps Klan will picket his funeral?